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Finding the Annandale Toll/Troll

May 26, 2011

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Annandale Troll

So what happened here was… If you’ve read the post on Guerilla Gardiner, Sydney Collective artist and Graphic designer Mickie Quick, you’ll know about how he created an installation under a railway overpass bridge, located at the intersection of Johnson St. and The Crest in Annandale. Well, as part of my last ditch efforts to […]

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Don’t play with your food…

May 26, 2011

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Numberghetti and Alphaghetti Cans

When I first had to consider what this Blog would be about, I immediately thought of what kind of images to have as a Blog banner. My first ‘brilliant idea’ was to find some alphabet soup, and carefully position the letters made out of noodles into my Blog title. This was a total fail. Firstly, […]

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Diatribes of a Dying Tribe: Culture exposed through Texts

May 26, 2011

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Yassin Book Diatribes

The definition of a diatribe is as follows: (this is from mixed sources throughout the Interweb – Merriam-Webster/Free Dictionary.com/Wiktionary.. by the way) It’s an ironic or satirical criticism or an aggressive expression – an abusive, bitter of forceful attack and bitter denunciation – it can be a speech or a piece of writing. A text. […]

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The Mass Debate

May 26, 2011

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Don't Hate Debate

In a previous life, or rather, during her undergraduate degree at Sydney Uni… The now, working professional – public policy director Jacqui Greedy was a Schools’ Debate Coach. One of the more interesting observations that she made – which she believes is of note – yet purely anecdotal.. Is that the majority of students, particularly […]

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Bloggers vs text (in it’s most wacky and wonderful forms….)

May 26, 2011

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Anna Roberts Book Jacket Profile

Anna Roberts is a Blogger who is pitting herself against culture…and collects text. I spoke to Anna about her Blog and why and how she finds what she posts: Anna’s father, Gary – who is a former Family Law barrister decided – post retirement to take up woodcraft and gifted her an “@” symbol that […]

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Curiouser, and curiouser…

May 26, 2011

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Curiousworks Girl or Fairy

As part of our class website review, I spoke to Shakti Sivanathan who is the Director of Curiousworks, a Sydney based arts organisation that Broadband in cities Narrowband in Regional areas Here’s Shakti on the website: Shakti on the Curiousworks Logo:

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Back to Black – A journey back through the dark rooms of Karaoke joints

May 26, 2011

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Ron's Japanese Pals sing Karaoke

Karaoke, song lyrics and text: A cultural comparison I have to apologise as this might seem as this Blog is turning into a guide “All About Karaoke”. This is not the case. But what I wanted to put across is the subtle differences between two cultures influences on text being used as entertainment. Karaoke in […]

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