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Monday 8/2/16: In the Mailbox & What I’m Reading

Happy lunar New Year – this is the year of the monkey, so I’m guessing it’s mean to be fun…we had a lot of fun reading Chinese horoscopes last week. 376 more words

Mailbox Monday

The Swan Book

Reading The Swan Book is like being led through a beautiful and disturbing prose poem. It is as though Alexis Wright has created a genre all her own with the superb language and the fantastical-realism of the story (if there can be such a thing). 499 more words


New comedy series "The Family Law," based on Benjamin Law's memoir, is Australia's answer to Fresh Off The Boat"

Angry Asian Man:

Australia is getting its own TV version of Fresh Off The Boat. Based on the bestselling memoir by Benjamin Law, The Family Law is a drama-comedy series set on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast over one hot summer, following “ 84 more words


The Family Law. Benjamin Law.

The Family Law
by Benjamin Law
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Bookshelves: Asian, Australian Author, Autobiography Non-Fiction, Humourous, Memoir

There aren’t many books in the world that can talk about something utterly, and entirely, unbelieveably disgusting, and still make me laugh. 1,412 more words

Suggestive Reads!


I picked this book up a couple of months ago while I was in Melbourne for a job interview. I’d been hanging around in a bookshop while I waited, and saw the book tucked away on a shelf to the side. 355 more words

Tinted Edges

Oversharing in the Digital Dark Age

What are the ramifications of a ‘digital dark age’ if decades of digital files are lost or unreadable, as was recently warned by internet pioneer Vint Cerf. 82 more words

Fenella Kernebone

Point Click Chat

In the era of selfies, cat memes and foodiegrams, we increasingly see the world through the photos we take, but how do photographs change the way we see ourselves? 218 more words