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  • The Top 8

    “Change pen colour for each new topic,” says Nina. “Your notes become colour-coded to help you visually separate and recall the details of one topic from another. 1. Preview for the big picture Review your notes for a minute or so, skimming through the manageable chunk you’ve chosen to pick up the gist and flow […]

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  • The Independent SHE

    Being a mother is a wonderful job. I want to congratulate every mother, including myself, who are successfully handling this responsibility. I want to thank my husband, too, for taking on that role in my absence. When I came to Melbourne to do my Master’s degree, I realised that staying away from my 3-year-old daughter […]

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  • LGBTI Dance Club

    Once a month the Fitzroy Town Hall throws opens its doors to Elders from the LGTBI community. The activity of choice, dancing. Don’t stress if dancing isn’t your forte, you aren’t alone, luckily it isn’t a prerequisite. With wheelchair accessibility and refreshments supplied the night is open to anyone. And that’s the point. It’s an […]

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  • On Being a Queer Punk: Then And Now

    I sing in the BallBusters, a queer doom sludge punk band. My experience of being queer and involved in the punk scene at different points in my life are intertwined. In my tweens, I was lonely little urchin. However, behind the polyester veil of suburban boredom, two things were happening for me: I was listening […]

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  • This Woman Can

    From little things, big things grow. Rewind back to when I graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Journalism … if you had of told me that in 2017, I’d be running my own professional writing/PR business, I would have laughed. If you then told me I’d also be running an online news […]