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Allergy fakers hard to stomach

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Opinion

Act to save wallabies

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Opinion

Uniquely beautiful

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IT\u2019S near on impossible to be truly unique.“,”link”:”http:\/\/cdn.newsapi.com.au\/link\/40dbc996745d7403ad2a2328e9588e43″,”paidStatus”:”NON_PREMIUM”,”originalSource”:”Cairns Eye”,”creditedSource”:”Cairns Post”,”originalAssetId”:”acccd980-6b5a-11e7-bc80-b1b5015c7c42″,”version”:”PUBLISHED”,”dateUpdated”:”2017-07-24T06:58:13.000Z”,”dateLive”:”2017-07-24T07:00:00.000Z”,”customDate”:”2017-07-24T07:00:00.000Z”,”dateCreated”:”2017-07-18T01:44:44.000Z”,”status”:”ACTIVE”,”thumbnailImage”:{“contentType”:”IMAGE”,”id”:{“value”:”2b3bc50516d8d978a602201def7c3e53″,”link”:”http:\/\/api.newsapi.com.au\/image\/v1\/2b3bc50516d8d978a602201def7c3e53″},”originId”:”crop-cd62c56d97fea674a4bfa3978d0c0fce”,”origin”:”METHODE”,”title”:”Sian Jeffries”,”subtitle”:”928614ba-703c-11e7-aa97-9f226ef151d7″,”description”:”Head shot of Cairns Post staff member Sian Jeffries. 2,872 more words

Opinion

Ramblings on tropes

We all have tropes that we can’t resist.

Whether it’s in books, graphic novels, television shows, films, whatever- if this trope is present and it is well executed (or even if it’s not, to be honest) you will be unutterably, inexplicably, drawn towards that piece of media. 386 more words

Books

White lies parents tell

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Opinion

On not rising to the top

Over at Good Reports I’ve posted my review of Arlie Russell Hochschild’s Strangers In Their Own Land. It’s an excellent work of social reportage that stands alongside Brian Alexander’s… 105 more words

Reading Books

Hats off to the dole cheats and scammers

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