Although it looks like the radio interviewer is the aggressor here, photos can conceal the truth! This is Bob Ellis, a crumped, shuffle of a man, with a rapier wit and a froth of sarcasm second to none. He is a legend in left-wing political and social causes and one of our better writers and raconteurs.
Poking into the harbour within the shadow of our "coat-hanger", the wharves are a classic throwback that every city deserves. They are quaint, they are illogical and they are a joy.
Each May, this arts precinct resounds with the blather of words and opinions of readers and writers during the Sydney Writers' Festival. The Main Stage, Heritage Pier 2/3 was no different: witty words, bolshie blokes, and what we know here in Australia as "stirring-the-possum".