It may only be a war of words, but the real thing is not far off. American VP Pence has come to our shores to tell us how important and vital the relationship with Australia is. He brought his family with him and met With Australia's PM, Malcolm Turnbull, today. They both spoke. VP Pence … Continue reading Don’t Mention the War
Consider two passages (more or less quoted directly) from two disparate sources, each coming to their own conclusion completely independent of the other. The first is from the 2003 book The Fatal Shore: A History Of The Transportation Of Convicts To Australia, 1787-1868, by Robert Hughes (pp.120-127): Van Diemen’s Land had been occupied to forestall the French … Continue reading A Tasmanian Genocide
Asian giants Iran, Korea Republic and Australia reached the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ but Uzbekistan narrowly failed to automatically book their place on a dramatic night of action.