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A Cup of Cultural Cringe

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 22:47

There’s a thing in Australia called the Cultural Cringe, and if you’ve not heard about it, it’s kind of a national chip on our shoulder; an inbuilt inferiority complex when compared to selected foreign cultures. It manifests in many ways, from TV programming to architecture to education. It even has it’s own Wikipedia page, so […]

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A Melodrama About Tea in Five Acts

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 21:41

ACT 1: IN WHICH ONE RESPONDS TO SOGGY DESPERATION In one long dark teatime of the soul*, I stared into the abyss, pondered the hell hole that was my surroundings, and wondered at the inhumanity of it all. Yes, I was in Melbourne Airport. In late February, 2008 I blogged about a trip interstate. At […]

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