Inside the Purple Circle

I know a wise man called Nick who looks a lot like a pirate when he forgets to shave. He has a pet bird, but both his legs are real, so I guess the comparison only goes so far. It could have been Nick, but it might have been someone else who has been known…

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This could be a terrible mistake

The Swede and I should buy a house. Maybe. The jury seems to be out on the fiscal security offered by home ownership in Perth. Scott Pape’s Barefoot Investor often reflects that bricks-and-mortar is for the starry-eyed who believe in the Great Australian Quater-Acre Dream. My mate Alana swears by the rule  “shares not shoes”. Presumably this…

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