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By Orlando on May 14, 2013
I thought it would be fun to share my list of things I have noticed Shakespeare does repeatedly, and ask if you have any others.
By Mindy on March 22, 2013
Challenge Completed: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013
By Mindy on March 6, 2013
Mum Shirl is the autobiography of Shirly Smith an Aboriginal activist and social worker. Just one of the books I am reading for #AWW2013.
By tigtog on March 1, 2013
Feminism that prioritises popularity over its own integrity will necessarily fail, as it is bound to reproduce the very problems it is fighting against.
By tigtog on February 15, 2013
Datum the First: On April 8, 2007 Tim O’Reilly wrote a Draft Blogger’s Code Of Conduct …In the nearly seven years since, many similar initiatives have been proposed.
By Mindy on February 13, 2013
Link round up for the 5th Anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generation [edited ~M]
By tigtog on February 12, 2013
Charles Darwin was born 204 years ago today, and the International Darwin Day Foundation uses February 12th each year to celebrate Darwin, Science and Humanity. In November it will be 154 years since the publication of his paradigm-shattering work, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
By Orlando on February 8, 2013
Two of the most influential figures in modern aesthetics spent decades as footnotes to the biographies of their husbands. Margaret MacDonald, wife of Charles Rennie Macintosh, and Marion Mahony, wife of Walter Burley Griffin, have in recent times begun to be acknowledged as the great artists they were.
By Orlando on January 26, 2013
Wesley Enoch, Artistic Director of the Queensland Theatre Company, and always a wise voice from the Aboriginal community, wrote this about the significance of what we have chosen to commemorate today. I found it both insightful and moving, and (with his permission) wanted to share it:
By Orlando on January 4, 2013
I had never heard of Beate Sirota Gordon until I saw this piece on Shakesville saying she died earlier this week. One of those people who make me wonder what I’ve been doing with my time, and why I haven’t made more of an effort to contribute to humanity. Here is more in the New […]
By tigtog on December 22, 2012
Several hours before the official solstice time of 11:12 amUTC* on December 21st 2012, this was what the sun looked like rising over Stonehenge.
By Orlando on December 14, 2012
Hrotsvit, whose name is also recorded as Roswitha, and in other variations, lived in the Abbey of Gandersheim, which is in the region known today as Saxony, in the second half of the tenth century. The dark ages may not have been quite so dark if you were a noble-born, highly educated nun, with a rather quirky sense of humour.