Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
This Tatra 603s Used To Belong To Yasser Arafat, Or Did It?
They'veannouncedthe winners of this year's Victorian Premier's Literary Awards -- "Australia's richest literary prize". Like the BritishWhitbreadCosta Book Awards, there are category-winners (fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, writing for young adults and, every other year (but not this one), Indigenous writing), who each receive A$25,000, with the 'Victorian Prize for Literature' (and another A$100,000) going to the one selected from the category winners as best of all; this year it was the drama winner, S.Shakthidharan'sCounting and Cracking; see also the Belvoirproduction page. Christos Tsiolkas' novel,Damascus, won the fiction category award.
Not many people got to have Tatra 603s. They were usually
reserved for people who had status on the other side of
the Iron Curtain. People the leadership wanted to impress.
Yasser Arafat was one of those people, and this was allegedly his car.