Lockinge-born William Hallam, living and working in Swindon, felt strikers and trade unionists were behaving in an unpatriotic way.
20th May 1917
There was a Trade Union demonstration and procession round the Town. 81 more words
Image copyright Getty Images One in five Australians has suffered image-based abuse, according to the nation’s most comprehensive study on “revenge porn”.
The national survey of more than 4,200 people found that men and women were equally likely to be targeted. 450 more words
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Australians are the kings of small-talk. They can talk about the weather, their car, their weekend, the foam on their coffee…and if I’m gonna be trapped in an elevator I’d like them to be Australian.
Vegemite is an Australian icon and one of those things that many Aussies miss desperately if they move or even travel overseas. I say, ‘many,’ not, ‘most,’ because since speaking out (loudly!) and declaring my disgust for the food, I’ve found fellow ex-pats who hate it too. 661 more words
As we pay our respects to the fallen today, those who faced danger, hardship and brutality, made sacrifices and paid the price of conflict, I want to remember and honour the women who have served and are currently serving in war, conflict and peace-keeping missions. 515 more words