Tag Archives: Australia

Daily prompt: A few things you may not know

DAILY PROMPT Territory Australia has six states and two territories, like this. The most discernible difference between states and territories is that a territory has a definite article before its name, eg the Northern Territory as opposed to, say, Queensland. … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Don’t do as I do, plus Australia Day

DAILY PROMPT Key Takeaway Give your newer sisters and brothers-in-WordPress one piece of advice based on your experiences blogging. I’ve been here about four years now (Good heavens! As long as that?) and the best advice I can give you … Continue reading

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Wake up and smell the stinkweed

However much designer rhetoric you may use to package it, elitism by any other name still smells like stinkweed to most Australians, and the smell after last week’s budget was overpowering. Perhaps this attitude is a legacy of our early … Continue reading

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Daily post: What constitutes patriotism?

Patriotism? Pledging allegiance? When I was a kid, it really griped me than my elder sister was always insisting that I define my terms. I didn’t want to define my terms. I wanted to have a rip-roaring debate with ideas … Continue reading

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