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Bill Hicks: The Dark Poet

Bill Hicks was unknown to me prior to my arrival in Australia at 19 years of age.  I had lived in the US, and unfortunately he was not among the best known comedians.  He had far more success abroad, and in Australia he was a legend.  Right away my friends insisted that I listen to … Continue reading Bill Hicks: The Dark Poet

What is So Happy About Bloody Australia Day?

Today is Australia Day. In Queensland at the moment we’re experiencing a big wet caused by an ex tropical cyclone. Its quite wet and windy outside which suits the nature of the arrival of the first fleet into Botany Bay a few days before the official invasion of Australia began. Botany Bay, didn’t turn out … Continue reading What is So Happy About Bloody Australia Day?