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John Birmingham

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John Birmingham grew up in Ipswich, Queensland and was educated at St Edmunds Christian Brother's College in Ipswich and the University of Queensland in Brisbane. His only stint of full time employment was as a researcher at the Defence Department. After this he returned to Queensland to study law but he did not complete his legal studies, choosing instead to pursue a career as a writer. He currently lives in Brisbane.

While a law student he was one of the last people arrested under the state's Anti Street March legislation. Birmingham was convicted of displaying a sheet of paper with the words 'Free Speech' written on it in very small type. The local newspaper carried a photograph of him being frogmarched off to a waiting police paddy wagon...more


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Took a hit from a migraine this morning, so all progress on the books came to a halt. Dropped a couple pain killers and retired to my office recliner to let it pass. Strong pain killers, fell asleep. Woke up two hours later with head ache gone. Replaced by terrible back pain.

This is a disaster.

I've spent so much time at my standing desk that I can no longer skive off and sleep in my office chai...

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