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Horror Headlines from Daggy Old Newtown

The stories behind the poems in Newtown Voices

In May this year (2017), my verse novel Newtown Voices was published, and launched at Better Read Than Dead in Newtown (Sydney). 452 more words

1970s

Hosting New Migrants: on the capacity to welcome

When we first arrived in Adelaide, we stayed in a two-bedroom unit off Goodwood Road. My sister’s old school friend had arranged for us to live there while the occupant-bachelor was away for a holiday. 720 more words

Reflections

May 21 in history

293 – Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian appointed Galerius asCaesar to Diocletian, beginning the period of four rulers known as theTetrarchy.

878  Syracuse, Italy was   1,072 more words

History

May 20, 1977 Fraser says "Top Priority is Coal..."

“Energy research funds would go largely to studies of coal use rather than solar energy the Prime Minister, Mr Fraser, said in Hobart yesterday.

Mr Fraser, who was replying to questions from about 70 school students on television, said the Government was looking very seriously at funds for energy research. 62 more words

Energy

Scottish Ballet

The concrete facade of the Scottish Ballet Building (Malcolm Fraser Architects, compl. 2009) on Albert Drive, Glasgow, makes for an interesting contrast with the adjacent Gothic Revival chancel of St. 7 more words

Photography

America is a dangerous ally: Malcolm Fraser

“We need the United States for defence, but we only need defence because of the United States.”

So argues the former Prime Minister of Australia, the Honorable Malcolm Fraser, in his new book… 1,375 more words

Riding Instructions for 2017: Time to Abandon the Least Worst.

Story by Emmjay

I watched an American Ted Talk yesterday where the chap was arguing something along the lines of “OK we’ve seen what the protest vote gets the world (Trump that is), fair enough, people have a right to be pissed off – and a right to send a message to conventional politicians that business as usual is no longer an option.” 1,209 more words

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