Articles by: Stefano de Pieri

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Les Murray: Not an Encomium, by Stefano de Pieri

This is about Les Murray as I knew him. It is not an encomium but a story about how I came to know him—if you can ever know someone like […]

Informit: Les Murray: Not an encomium

This is about Les Murray as I knew him. It is not an encomium but a story about how I came to know him-if you can ever know someone like him.

The Basin and the Kill, by Stefano de Pieri

A devastating combination: agribusiness, political bastardry and complacency

Informit: The basin and the kill

A devastating combination: agribusiness, political bastardry and complacency. In my thirty years' experience of country life and the hospitality business, I have met many National Party representatives. I remember receiving a visit by the Anthony clan soon after a very exciting review of my restaurant in The Age back in 1995. They were charming people, and happy that a country boy (at the time!) was successful in a semi-remote location. The member for Farrah, across…