Into the Woods; Is it Safe for a Girl…

Type ‘is it safe for a girl to…’ into Google search and the top four suggestions are ‘walk alone at night’, ‘travel alone’, ‘be an Uber driver’ and ‘live alone.’ Type ‘is it safe for a guy to…’ and, to put it politely, all the suggestions are about sex. Replace ‘guy’ with ‘boy’ and there are no direct suggestions – the only one is ‘when is it safe for a boy to start lifting weights’. While this last question is clearly a problem of mass international concern, the experiment itself shows something interesting, and something that everyone pretty much knows; … Continue reading Into the Woods; Is it Safe for a Girl…

Australia’s political Right: stopping the desertion of the Liberal party

Before you close this article, convinced it is simply some exhausting, conservative and populist argument about Turnbull supposedly dropping his liberal party’s principles – press on ever so slightly. When Malcolm Turnbull quite popularly ascended to Kirribilli House, voters knew him as a principled … Continue reading Australia’s political Right: stopping the desertion of the Liberal party

Review: CYO’s triumphant finish to triumphant year

The difficulty which has faced the Canberra Youth Orchestra this year with their “Icons” series of concerts is that a good portion of the audience is familiar with the music. Playing some of the biggest, most imposing and well-known symphonies has meant there are plenty of expectations to live up to. Last night, in their final concert for the year, the Canberra Youth Orchestra did just that, rounding off a year of magnificent, sprightly, emotive performances. But before that final symphony for the year, two young soloists produced some remarkable music. Throughout Chaminade’s Flute Concertino in D major, Op. 107,  … Continue reading Review: CYO’s triumphant finish to triumphant year

A Modest Proposal: Make Australia Straight Again

*DISCLAIMER* This article is purely satirical and does not represent any of the views held by the author or this publication.

Even the most rational agents within our society can have their resolves weakened by shameless propaganda campaigns intended to brainwash the innocent heterosexuals of Australia. The threat is growing, and preventing same-sex marriage isn’t enough. Continue reading A Modest Proposal: Make Australia Straight Again