Monthly Archives: April 2017


The backlash to questioning the ANZAC narratives is a very recent phenomena. Australia has had a long tradition of questioning the narrative through music, plays and movies. What changed? Eric Bogle – The Band Played Waltzing Matilda Redgum – I … Continue reading

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Digital Border Searches

Changes have been steadily implemented for entry into the USA which would place staff at risk of breaching privacy and ethics agreements by exposing data to third parties. ❝ In the last six months, nearly 15,000 travelers had one of … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2017-04-24)

❝ Badass Lady Gang: (noun) A sisterhood of women (and super groovy men) who aren’t afraid to push one another, and themselves, to be the best they can be while having the best time doing it. ❞ via: 7 Reasons … Continue reading

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Tour De Tarwin

Event: 11th Annual Tour de Tarwin Bike/Walk Tour Distance: 6km (was 4.7km) Date: Saturday the 15th April 2017 Location: Venus Bay Organised by: Venus Bay – Tarwin Lower Easter Festival Now in its 11th year, the Tour De Tarwin Easter … Continue reading

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Ok, so it has been listed as a FAT ASS event, what does that mean? The name comes from Joe Oakes of the San Francisco Bay Area, who organised a training run “Recover from the Holidays Fat Ass 50” the … Continue reading

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American Gods

American Gods Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2017-04-18)

In brief: * Running: * Ban on council park fun run fees proposed in England (2017-Apr-15) [BBC News] The proposals would make it illegal for local authorities to charge Parkrun or junior Parkrun, which organises 2km runs for children, for … Continue reading

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Wednesday WIN (2017-Apr-12)

Previous: Episodes 6, 7, 8 How To Run [Episode 9] Pre Race Briefing Race day is here! Am I ready? How can I make the best of the event? Our athletes have completed their training and made the journey to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #241 – Passover

A traditional Passover tune for you as we roll into Easter. ♫ So let it be written, so let it be done / I’m sent here by the chosen one / So let it be written, so let it be … Continue reading

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Run for the Kids 14.6km

Event: Run for the Kids Distance: 14.6km Date: Sunday the 9th April 2017 Location: Melbourne Organised by: Run for the Kids/The Herald & Weekly Times The Herald Sun | CityLink Run for the Kids is a community event, and its … Continue reading

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