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Kids on the Screen

There’s a TV show premiering this Sunday night that I’m not looking forward to. In fact, I will do everything in my power to avoid it. It’s The Voice Kids. Yes, I get that some of these pipsqueaks are probably somewhat talented, but I’m still not interested. Who among us are? I can’t imagine. Hopefully […]

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We are how we dress

My husband refuses to wear ties to work.  Funerals, occasionally, but never work.  And fair enough.  Why should he conform to the homogeneity of the corporate world?  Sure, he runs his own business and has no one to answer to, but still; he’s taking a stand and I applaud him.  Men without ties look great, […]

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WOMEN & POWER

Last week I attended a seminar at the National Library of Australia.  Speaking on GriffithREVIEW 40: Women & Power, were Editor Julianne Shultz and contributors Chris Wallace (Canberra-based journalist) and Mary Delahunty (journalist, former ABC TV presenter and politician). Much of the dialogue centred on ‘unexpected tensions’ that have arisen in our country in the […]

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Public Transport — University of Life

Ah, public transport, the university of life. A place where you’re forced to rub shoulders and various other body parts with the weird and wonderful characters that make up a city. Many of us are not so au fait with public transport here in car-centric Canberra, where the population is so spread out and the […]

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Does this ad make you LOL?

Have you checked out the latest Lynx ad yet? Have a peek here and see what you think: Yeah, I get the joke. They’re not really talking about sports balls, right? Clever? No. Funny? Not really. I find it pretty childish. And I have to ask myself: why does so much of our popular culture […]

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