I don’t recall how the obsession with building cubby houses came about. It must have been connected to the innate compulsion to prevent the flow of the stream near the bike track by constructing dams of pebble and stone. King Cnut had nothing on us.
This essay will examine Trajan’s Column through the writings of American philosopher John Dewey (1859 – 1952) to discuss the aesthetics of the column and its aim to immortalise the Emperor Trajan, his army, and […]
Three web cameras captured the bushfire that almost destroyed the Mopra Radio Telescope in January 2013. The telescope is situated just outside the mountainous Warrumbungle National Park, west of Coonabarabran in New South Wales. Between […]
While reaching out his wrinkled index finger, Frank Goldstein, sixty-two, briefly pondered Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. At this specific moment in time, he was both for and against it. Human beings must have evolved […]
The essay analyses how the generic conventions of horror have been modified to depict ‘Australianness’ in the film Bait (Kimble Rendall, 2012). I will also discuss the history and rebirth of Australian horror over the […]
“Close your mouth.” It may sound like an odd thing to be said by a NASA Flight Director on such a momentous occasion but the intention of the message was well meant. Inside the Russian-built […]
SALLY: Please don’t let them kill me! You’ve got to make them stop! The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) VERONICA: There’s only one thing that you have that I want. Can you guess what that is? […]
Lines at the supermarket are short so everyone is fine waiting for something. Those collecting the dole however are just wasting their time, waiting for something. At the end of the song she went […]
He never picked up his wet towels off the bathroom floor,
no matter how many times I asked.
He never left the toilet seat down after he used it,
no matter how many times I implored.
The other day, Barack Obama, President of the U-nited States of America, stated his support for same-sex marriage. Here is what did not happen as a result to that affirmation: The world did not stop […]