December 2009

Too Weak To Defend Part 1 – Introduction

“I was too weak to defend, so I attacked!” General Robert E. Lee talking about the battle of Chancellorsville. The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) hit Australia in late 2008.  My financial situation was precarious; I felt weak.  But, the Australian response to the crisis was to lower interest rates to record lows.  And, rents in […]

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Welcome to Coconut Island! Rising Land Prices in the Alice.

I recently wrote an article about the high land prices in Darwin compared to what we pay in Alice Springs. When compared with Darwin, our land prices look cheap. But, this doesn’t take away from the fact that land prices are relatively high and rising rapidly in the Alice. In this article I explore the […]

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