On Saturday 8th April, there was a tribute music festival to a local singer who died recently and, whom I am ashamed to say, I never heard of. 647 more words
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The Great Emu War was a military operation taking place in 1932 in Western Australia, dozens of local farming communities, already suffering the hardships of worldwide economic depression, had come under attack by ravenous hoards of flightless invaders, who were hell bent on property damage, destruction and mayhem. 1,069 more words
Over time, things change to become what they are. A stream becomes a river, becomes a canyon, and so on.
But change doesn’t happen without intentional effort. 405 more words
In this week in history, Australia admitted defeat in its war with thousands of large, flightless birds.
Imagine an army, 20,000 strong, that can run at 30 mph – significantly faster than Usain Bolt – take up to five bullets before being felled and tear down metal fencing with just their legs. 258 more words