Australia

21 Apr 19
mark a forster

THE booing and ‘fan’ confrontation of Saracens’ star Billy Vunipola on the pitch at Coventry shows the increasingly ugly side of rugby. The England number eight has courted controversy for his apparent support of Aussie superstar, Israel Folau, who has been threatened with the sack for saying homosexuals face eternal damnation in the fires of […]

21 Apr 19
AlgoMerchant Bulletin

Happy Easter everyone, bring out all the bunny’s eggs and candies! S&P is up another leg for the week amidst decent corporate earnings – congrats to Pinterest on the 12B IPO valuation.  Markets are seemingly doing well with the all good  stories, but it has been a short trading week with lighter market activity anyway. […]

21 Apr 19
Pete's Kiwi Korner

Dawn Raid… by ISO editor Dawn Raid, by Pauline (Vaeluaga) Smith, Scholastic New Zealand Limited, 2018. Reviewed by Shomi Yoon Meet Sophia Savea, a 13-year-old who lives in Cannons Creek, Porirua during the 1970s.  It’s when the minimum wage was $1.95, when milk was delivered every day, when disco music reigned supreme, and when there […]

21 Apr 19
Eight Skies

Autumn in Melbourne, Australia. April 2019.

21 Apr 19
Lisette Drew

Interview for MTC’s Backstage: http://www.mtc.com.au/discover-more/backstage/back-in-the-rehearsal-room Transcript below: From work experience to work, career pathways in theatre can be full of surprises and, sometimes, déjà vu. ‘It feels so full circle!’ says actor Izabella Yena, walking into the same rehearsal room where she did work experience six years prior. Now she’s in the cast of The Violent Outburst […]

21 Apr 19
The City I See

In Norway, electric vehicles outsold petrol and diesel cars combined this year. In Australia, the government spent billions of dollars building new roads for existing vehicles. We’re spending big money locking in our current infrastructure system, but the world is moving on rapidly. What happens when electric vehicles (EV) and autonomous vehicles (AV) come in […]

21 Apr 19
vk5pas

Yesterday (Saturday 20th April 2019) was a very blustery and hot day for this time of the year in South Australia.  The fire danger threat was quite high, so I waited until late in the afternoon once the wind had dropped, to head out into the field. I headed to the Giles Conservation Park 5CP-076 […]