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5 Reasons Why ‘Blinky Bill’ is Way More Messed Up Than You Thought

Blinky Bill. Australia’s favourite lovable larrikin. You may know him from this cartoon … … or from the 2015 movie  … … or perhaps you have no idea what I’m talking about because you’re not a 90’s kid from Australia who watched … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why ‘Gulp’ by ECHO KID is One of the Best Albums You’ve Never Heard

They’ve received hardly any radio airplay. They’ve only ever played one show. There aren’t any physical copies of their recordings available anywhere. And they have so few Facebook followers that the whole lot of them could probably fit comfortably in … Continue reading

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Return to Brisbane

I’ve been to Brisbane a few times now, but my most recent trip there was easily the longest. I spent 4 whole weeks living with this guy … … at this place … … near this lookout (Mt Cooth-tha) … … Continue reading

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This is Why I Didn’t Post Anything on ‘Refugee Week’

Further watching: Further reading: Amnesty International’s ‘Secrets and Lives’ Initiative Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Australian Government Asylum Seeker Facts Sheet

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Tasmania!

A month ago, D and I spent ten days driving around the little island at the bottom of our big “island”. There we checked out MONA – a private museum owned by an eccentric, sex-and-death-obsessed billionare, … … soaked up … Continue reading

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Hottest 100 Votes – 2013

January is here, which means it’s time to choose my 10 favourite songs of the year and vote in the JJJ Hottest 100 !! The Drones – Why Write A Letter That You’ll Never Send My favourite track of the year. … Continue reading

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Perth Street Art

What cities come to mind when you think of amazing street art? London? New York? Melbourne? LA? Paris? Well, that’s fair enough. But I suggest that we’re missing an important one – and it’s a city that you won’t find … Continue reading

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