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Growing up on Isolation Day

This opinion piece first appeared in Catalyst Magazine, and was republished by the Koori Mail.

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Theatre Review - Australia Day

Australia Day

Queensland Theatre Company

Written by Jonathan Biggins, Directed by Andrea Moor

Playhouse, QPAC, Sat 1/Feb, 2pm

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This was my first play of 2014, I originally wasn’t going to see it, but I was missing theatre not having seen any since November. 1,276 more words

Theatre

Belgrave Survival Day Radio Doco

Another new radio doco produced by me, and broadcast for NAIDOC Week 2014. This year’s festival includes special acknowledgment of the 100th anniversary of WW1 Indigenous war service, and frontier wars. 32 more words

Radio

We are all overstayers

I listened yesterday to the news on the radio. It told me that unaccompanied illegal migrant children were being deported from America. I can’t begin to imagine the desperation that would lead to a decision to send a child through Mexico to to America…but I digress… 460 more words

Australia

Yes, I Am Jealous Of The Fourth Of July

Today is the Fourth of July, American Independence Day.

I’m not American. The photo above was taken when we spent a year of my earliest life living in Kentucky. 710 more words

Community

A Slice of Adventure: Ireland Part 2, Dublin

After two nights in Cork, a lot of Italian food and a whole lot more walking we woke up super early to catch our 7am train to Dublin. 522 more words

Travel

The Adventure is Almost Over

Yes, my adventure is almost over, in just over 2 weeks I’ll be back in Melbourne. I’ll start by apologizing for not writing a blog for like 6 months, I basically just got over the whole writing thing, but most people reading this will know basically what I’ve been up to from Facebook and stuff so I’ll skim over a bunch of stuff that was sweet along the way. 1,196 more words

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