R.J. Stove

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‘Hello, Lollipop Dude’

At the New Year, a school crossing guard reflects on lessons learned.
R.J. Stove December 31, 2016

Remembering Neville Marriner

The maestro of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields was an English gentleman.
R.J. Stove October 15, 2016

Burke and My Vocation in the Crosswalk

The crossing guard is one of the little platoon leaders who brings order to urban life.
R.J. Stove September 29, 2016

Is Melbourne Really the World’s Most Livable City?

The Economist thinks so, but the city has become increasingly unaffordable.
R.J. Stove September 8, 2016

Constant Lambert Lost (and Found)

The musician's dark side makes it hard to remember his stunning beginnings.
R.J. Stove July 31, 2015

Two Cheers for Howard Zinn

The radical historian was as much populist as leftist.
R.J. Stove April 1, 2015

Malcolm Fraser’s Late Burkeanism

The late Australian Liberal PM was a conservative disappointment, until he turned against his party's neocons.
R.J. Stove March 20, 2015

No Hobbits Here

An Aussie considers the virtues and vices of New Zealand.
R.J. Stove December 12, 2014