Joseph Gordon-Levitt turns 36 today. He began acting as a child and started to become well known for a pair of roles he played as a teenager, Tommy Solomon in… 1,153 more words
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Those of us of a certain age will most likely have grown up with the ballads of Andrew Barton Paterson. 311 more words
We watched another 1980s classic film today, The Man From Snowy River. This is an Australian film made in 1982 and based on a poem by Banjo Paterson. 1,379 more words
9am: Arrive at the newspaper. Disturbed that someone has parked their horse in my space.
9.30am: The accounting department queries the number of horse-drawn Cobb & Co carriage vouchers I’ve used. 834 more words
In “Waltzing Matilda”, an 1895 song written by Australian poet Banjo Paterson, a jolly swagman drinks a cup of billy tea near a billabong, steals a jumbuck from a squatter, then runs from the squatter and a few mounties to another billabong where he kills himself and his spirit haunts it forever. 251 more words