Director Yvonne Brewster founded Britain’s most prominent Black theatre company, Talawa, in 1986, in order to produce work that showcased actors from a diversity of racial backgrounds, who were not getting the work they should have been in the large, subsidised theatres.
I’ve long made pained expressions whenever I hear that “high school is the best years of your life” pablum expressed, and I was one of those people who did actually have a pretty good time at high school…I know now how lucky I was. After high school, LIFE GETS BETTER.
The best thing in Spilt’s post? Calling out the self-shit-talking that some indulge in, about the horrible flaws in their own mildly flabby body in the presence of a much fatter person, for what it is – passive-agressive fat-shaming insults that are downright rude.
Don’t miss Dr Rhonda Galbally on the National Press Club next week! Wednesday 7th October, ABC, 12:30 pm. Excerpt from the NPC website: Dr Galbally will present evidence from Shut Out – a report recently released by the National People with Disabilities and Carer Council. Shut Out provides the first comprehensive picture of what contemporary life is like for Australians… Read more →
Please read the note at the end of this post before commenting. This is NOT a thread for euthanasia-law debate. I’ve been trying and trying for many days to write about the Christian Rossiter “right to die” case, and I just haven’t managed more than an incoherent wargle. A chat with rb has convinced me that that’s better than nothing,… Read more →
From the 2020 summit site: – Professor Glyn Davis – Chair – Dr David Morgan – Future directions for the Australian economy – Mr Warwick Smith – Economic infrastructure, the digital economy and the future of our cities – Mr Roger Beale AO – Population, sustainability, climate change, and water – Mr Tim Fischer AC – Future directions for rural… Read more →
Daily Telegraph columnist Anita Quigley is shrill in her Saturday column about a Sydney pre-school which has introduced a curriculum which is friendly to non-traditional homosexual and transgender families. She’s “a strong advocate for a factual and concise sex curriculum for students” but (we knew there was going to be a but, didn’t we?): There is a time and a… Read more →