It has been a week of confusion and sadness for an Australian family whose daughter was tragically shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer on Saturday 15th of July at around 11:40pm local time. Justine Ruszczyk is the victim of the shooting, which is said to be an accident, that has shocked the US and Australia. Americans seem to be too trigger happy, even the … Continue reading Americans are Trigger Happy
In 2014 I went on an eight week trip through New South Wales and Queensland with my family. We lived in our caravan, visiting one place after another, it was an amazing adventure. I will always remember one place in particular that we visited because it was home to my “best day ever,” well so far anyway! The place I’m speaking of is Hervey Bay, … Continue reading Warrnambool Whales
For years the young people of Ararat have had limited things to do, but that is all about to change. There will be no more reason to annoy your parents with the usual “I’m bored” or “I’ve got nothing to do” because Ararat will soon be home to a youth hub. It’s an exciting prospect for many young people in the Ararat area who are … Continue reading A Youth Hub for Ararat
It’s the middle of winter here in Australia, for those who don’t know, and we have had some extraordinarily cold days. I don’t know many people who enjoy winter and no wonder. We spend a good part of the three months shivering all day and night. It is not quite what you would call enjoyable, but I have a few things that make it a … Continue reading Winter Novelties
School can be very difficult sometimes and not always in an academic way. A lot goes on at school apart from learning, something that can be considered more important… growing. We all grow during our years as children and teenagers, our bodies change and so does our brain. Our brains have to mature and during our high school years, we can be very vulnerable to … Continue reading RUOK?
Disney’s production of Aladdin has arrived in Melbourne with sell out performances taking over the musical city. I went along a couple of weeks ago to see what all the fuss was about. Before seeing Aladdin, I had seen two other Disney shows, Mary Poppins and The Lion King. I loved both of them, especially The Lion King which left me speechless, so I had … Continue reading Aladdin The Musical – SPECTACULAR!