Before I start this piece I just want to clear something up.
In this day and age, the majority of the population is of the opinion that anything a man can do, so can a woman right? 626 more words
On 16 January 1973 Australian Francis James emerged from three years’ imprisonment in Canton (now Guangzhou) with just a brief announcement from China to herald his expulsion to the border and into the waiting arms of Hong Kong and Australian officials. 803 more words
Our visit in 2014 to Copenhagen, Denmark in summer was warm and full of ‘hygge’ meaning cosiness. There were plenty of festivals, families having bbq’s in the parks and eating, drinking and basking in the sun along the canal. 46 more words
Today there are many successful female AFL journalists, however there are many aspiring journalists who believe their gender is preventing them from gaining employment.
The Age chief football writer Caroline Wilson is considered a role model for many aspiring female journalists, but her success hasn’t completely helped all females. 161 more words
Why would the Chinese detain Francis James, a man long regarded in Australia as being sympathetic towards China and North Vietnam? That was the question posed by the Big Baxter in the final part of his series for The Age newspaper in Melbourne in 1971, which we’ve been revisiting as an example of the arcane art of China Watching. 846 more words