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Australia Day 2018

Ah! ‘Strayla Day.

Get your thongs on! We’re headed to the beach!

Dave and I headed down to Byron Bay for the big holiday!

It was… 236 more words



Today March 13 is my personal Australia Day. It is the day I migrated to Australia and arrived in Sydney 36 years ago in 1982. 268 more words

Western Australia

Sweet Country Video Essay

In October last year at LFF, I saw Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country and was completely blown away. Stunning cinematography comes together with a story full of truth and heartache to create one of this year’s finest films. 471 more words

Film Criticism

Camping in the Otway National Park

It was Australia Day over a month ago and it happen to fall on a Friday. So, most Australians enjoyed a three-day weekend. Naturally, most Australians took this opportunity to go on road trips, visit places that they have been wanting to see for a long time, spend precious time with their family and friends or simply had a barbeque in their backyard to celebrate Australia Day (a very Aussie thing to do!). 1,086 more words


Don't Rain on My Thong Throw!

Although Australia Day started out being a seemingly nice day weather wise, this wouldn’t continue into the afternoon for the Australia Day Pool Party.

Organised by Wycheproof Alive, games and prizes were organised for all ages. 216 more words

Alex Gretgrix

After a Bit of a Struggle: the Flag Flies Proudly

It’s near impossible for every event on any community calendar to go without a minor hitch, and this year’s Australia Day ceremony in Wycheproof was no exception. 1,245 more words

Alex Gretgrix

Singapore & Sydney: Part 2

Continuation of Part 1.


I don’t remember much from the flight to Sydney. Jet lag over the past two days definitely took its toll. 877 more words