Punk rock philosopher. Liberalist contrarian. Grumpy old bastard. Lushington Dalrymple Brady is the nom-de-plume of a slightly disreputable gentleman of letters from the Australian island-state of Tasmania. After working as a freelance music journalist, auto worker, railway worker, taxi driver, small business owner, volunteer firefighter and graphic designer, Lushington decided he finally had an interesting enough resume to be a writer. He writes daily for The BFD, New Zealand’s fastest-growing media organisation, and blogs occasionally at A Devil’s Curmudgeon.