Hot off the press today: Perth’s Forrest Place wins Australia’s Great Place Award! This excites me for two main reasons: (a) I live in Perth (b) I work at the architecture firm that “architected” said Place. This national recognition is another affirmation that Perth is AWESOMETOWN!
Read the Architecture & Design article here.
“Today’s main headline: Kevin Rudd sensationally regained the Labor leadership from Julia Gillard, three years after she ousted him before the 2010 election.” Get the low down of today’s key events here. And don’t forget to read the comments for a range of public opinion – in true Australian tradition – sarcastic, optimistic, amusing and the like.
Meanwhile on Facebook, political statuses filled my news feed. Here are some of my favourites. Continue reading “Jules’ out, Kev’s in!”
Politicians are subject to harsh and public criticism. Especially when they make ill-informed misleading comments on television as part of a campaign to be elected to lead a nation. This week the world witnessed a few prime examples…
Continue reading “The Week That Was”
I am now in Kuala Lumpur on my way back to Perth. But if I close I eyes it feels like I am still in Rangoon. Continue reading “What did you say?”