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Australia Day is Bittersweet

“We must be the only country in the world that marks its national day not by celebrating its identity, but by questioning it.” Ken Boundy Australia Day means many things to many people. The day has symbolism that I personally struggle with. On the one hand I feel grateful for a country that took my family in when we needed…

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THE LAUNDRETTE – A Story about Time Travel

Today I walked passed a very special place while I was showing a friend around my very favourite parts of Melbourne. This special place is unassuming, but if you let it, it will take you on a journey back in time, for a little while anyway. Sometimes you can find magic in the everyday if you look hard enough… In…

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Movie Review: SUFFRAGETTE – the untold story

“Cast off the shackles of yesterday Shoulder to shoulder into the fray   Our daughter’s daughters will adore us   And they’ll sing in grateful chorus   Well done sister suffragettes” – Mary Poppins, 1965 This post is brought to you by Transmission Films Mary Poppins was my first introduction to the Suffragette movement as a young girl, Mrs. Banks…

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