This is the website of Derek Barry, a blogger, group editor of Surat Basin Publications and editor of the Western Star,a bi-weekly APN publication in Roma, Western Queensland. I have a masters in journalism from QUT and am now looking seriously at doing an economics degree, or at least talking seriously.
I was born in Waterford, Ireland in 1964 and have lived in Australia since 1988.
I have been blogging since October 2005. To view posts earlier than 20 February 2009 see the Google blogger version of Woolly Days
If you wish to contact me, email me at derek_barryATyahoo.com&&& (without the ampersands and with @ instead of AT)