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the occasional amusing quote. the occasional valid point.
the posts i rode in on
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Category Archives: australiana
I fell in love with John Birmingham way back in 1994, when John released a wee book that took me and my fellow GenX’ers by storm with its wit, despair and truth – “He died with a felafel in his … Continue reading
Which is the best band to come out of Australia? I came across this article the other day from a mate on Facebook who owns a recording studio.. Strangely enough, I agree with a lot of this list.. though I … Continue reading
Today, 25 April, is ANZAC Day. the ANZAC Day centenary, in fact. On this day in 1915, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps began a long and ultimately fruitless campaign in Turkey. Gallipoli marked a turning point for Australia … Continue reading
In 1770, Capt James Cook parked his boat in Kurnell, Botany Bay, Australia and met some local people – as you do. These locals, as a gift of friendship after noticing Cook didn’t have any, gave him a boomerang and … Continue reading
The Umbilical Brothers are an duo from Aussie, who combine mime and sound effects with fantastic results. They’ve been regulars on Aussie tele for a long while, and in honor of the Edinburgh Festival (which is currently going on), which … Continue reading
Anyone who’s been out of touch with the world for the last few days, I have news. The Olympics have started. Yep, that ritual athletic testing that started in an ancient foreign land as a way of challenging soldiers has … Continue reading
One of my favourite ever Church tracks. Enjoy. x