Category Archives: culture

There’s something to be said…

.. about the ability to turn your own hands to making something. Anything! Even more so, if that making has meaning. It might not have actual practical use in today’s modern world on some levels – but your involvement in … Continue reading

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In1992…

…my mate and I had been granted Shore Leave from HMAS Watson in Sydney and we had just called for a taxi to take us into ‘town’. I was standing outside the public phone next to a Milk Bar, where … Continue reading

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Weddings Parties Anything…

… is an Australian band that many people would have tripped over in their uni days in the early to late 80’s. They were a pub band through and through and played many a gig all over Australia – reaching … Continue reading

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