The Perth Diary column for March 8th 2009 is now online at the Sunday Leader. Want a teaser? Here you go: “It’s scaremongering” Many people have different ideas about the recession. Some think it isn’t occurring at all, or at the very least it does not apply to them or affect them. Others disagree. One of my friends, another recent university graduate, is sick of hearing about it. She believes that the widespread discussion of it in the media, in government rhetoric and so on is only serving to create fear amongst the public and that well, tampering with the public’s emotions that way is just not at all nice.…
The latest installment of Marisa Wikramanayake's column Perth Diary has been published in the Sri Lankan newspaper The Sunday Leader. The latest column is about the experience of fishing in Fremantle and was published on the 1st of March 2009.