NAIDOC WEEK AT THE ROCKS

NAIDOC WEEK AT THE ROCKS

NAIDOC WEEK was celebrated at The Rocks with a guest speaker who promoted this year’s message: ‘Our Languages Matter’. During a morning tea at the Harry Jensen Centre provided by the City of Sydney, Ted Cruse-Stacey declared, ‘Orana meegay, yuiny!’ (Welcome men and women!) Ted described how 250 indigenous languages were …

Author J. K. Rowling tells it like it is

Author J. K. Rowling tells it like it is

Author J K Rowling tells it like it is - that Donald Trump is a 'tiny, tiny, tiny little man'. She's not talking about his height, which is of little consequence in assessing character, but more likely his obsession with himself and a mania for increasing his status and wealth. A Der Spiegal editorial is linked to her tweet: 'It's Time to Get Rid of Donald Trump' …
Australian Haiku Moment

Australian Haiku Moment

Australian Haiku Moment Our own SSOA editor, Sharon Dean, is also an accomplished and often-published haiku poet - and one of her haiku is currently featured on the cover of the Australian Haiku Society ejournal. An excerpt from an interview with Sharon is found in the accompanying article. Read it below - or you can go to the Society's website to find out more about its publishing activities at: https://australianhaikusociety.org/2017/05/22/8057/#more-8057 …