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Dialogue with Australia


This is a dialogue with UNE, by which I mean the University of New England (in Armidale, New South Wales), my Alma Mater in Australia. 1,008 more words


#illridewithyou: Social Blockadia

One of the consistent themes that emerged from the chaotic melange of speculation surrounding Monday’s horrifying cafe siege on Sydney’s Martin Place was the reaction of people on social media. 918 more words


‘You get a strange feeling when you leave a place, like you’ll not only miss the people you love, but miss the person you are at this time and place because you’ll never be this way ever again.’ …

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Australians Say #IllRideWithYou In Global Show Of Solidarity

As the horrific siege of the Lindt cafe in Sydney comes to an end, messages of support continue to flood social media with online users countering anti-Muslim backlash through the sharing of tweets of unity and solidarity for Muslim Australians. 509 more words

The Australian way-A sidebar to my usual posts

You did not represent a religion, you represented evil. You have taken 2 innocent victims but you will not change our way of life.
Terrorism WILL NEVER work in Australia. 148 more words


Australians take to Twitter with #illridewithyou

As the Sydney Siege continues, Australians have taken to Twitter supporting the movement #illridewithyou. The hashtag surfaced after a Sydney woman sitting on a train felt she had to remove her hijab due to the growing racial and religious tensions caused by the actions of a terrible few. 100 more words

The lost week!

Where was I? Oh yeah the Aussies, it started innocently enough on the roof terrace chatting to 2 young lads on their first trip, the roof terrace bar was closed and they went off to find some spirits. 597 more words

Adult Child Of An Alcoholic