November 2012

Are you mad, sir?

18 November 2012

Even if you haven’t heard of Jon Ronson, you have probably heard of one of his books. He wrote The Men Who Stare At Goats, which has been made into a film starring George Clooney. I have just finished reading a more recent, if lesser known book by Ronson: The Psychopath Test. It is an […]

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Mixed prediction results: Cup 0, RBA 1

6 November 2012

With Green Moon winning the Melbourne Cup, Fiorente in second place and Jakkalberry in third, none of the Mule’s tips even rated a place. That leaves a tipping record of one for three, and I am sure it will only get worse if I keep up this “analysis” in years to come. Fortunately, many of my […]

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Mule bites horse

4 November 2012

The Melbourne Cup is almost here again, which means that it is time for the Mule to perform some utterly bogus analysis with which to predict a winner. So here goes. Once again, I will look to past winners as a guide. Picking on those characteristics readily available from a Google search, I have focused […]

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