The next few weeks are busy with loads of new Australian novels being published here in the UK. Here are five titles that have caught my eye. 753 more words
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By now most of us have seen the video clip of benighted cricketing superstar Chris Gayle–who happens to be Jamaican–flirting with Aussie journalist Mel McClaughlin as she attempts to interview him during a match down under. 2,364 more words
After many years of pondering, I’ve come to the conclusion that all reading is created equal.
This is not to say that all books are created equal — I’m not saying that there aren’t good or bad books. 691 more words
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“The Coles family had been strict Presbyterians, and even though they had come into possession of liquor licence with the Matthews Thompson purchase (in 1960), they didn’t use them until 1971 when the Coles New World store at Warrnambool, in Victoria, became the first to sell alcohol.”