Suburbs of Sydney VI: Glebe

Cocktail shakers: the sound of early evening in Sydney’s inner west.   Chatter. Clatter. A vegan platter. Cocktail shaker. Artisanal baker. Light rail. Heart fail. Climbing up to Glebe Point Road. Glebe 2037 is a suburb in Sydney’s inner west about 3 km from the central business district (CBD) to which it almost stretches. A

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(I am) Australia(n) Day

City of Holdfast Bay, Glenelg, Australia Day 2019

Glenelg beach, South Australia, 26 January 2019 In other cities  ‘change the date’ or ‘invasion day’ demonstrations, and counter demonstrations, disrupted this year’s Australia Day celebrations. In Adelaide, as is often the case, it was a completely different vibe. At the City of Holdfast Bay’s citizenship ceremony at Glenelg beach, a quiet revolution was underway

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Calexico Wanderers

Calexico at the Gov, Adelaide

CALEXICO with WANDERERS, the Gov, Adelaide Like Arcade Fire but with trumpets I’ll be honest; I hadn’t heard of the band Calexico, despite their touring with Arcade Fire in 2010- but we were keen to hear local favourites Wanderers support them in “the world’s best music venue”, the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel in Adelaide. Known to

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