Monthly Archives: June 2013

Egypt Protests

Tensions rise in Egypt as President Morsi stands firm despite 22 million purported signatures demanding his resignation. Huge crowds of demonstrators in Tahrir Square and elsewhere protest about food and petrol shortages as well as the undermining of secular rights … Continue reading

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A Nasty Scene

Off to the Green Papaya Balinese and Thai restaurant to celebrate Penelope’s 25th birthday and to further discuss the Rudd restoration. Coinciding with this, the Wallabies play the British Lions in the second of their Rugby series in Melbourne, so … Continue reading

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Return of the King

The whole country breathes a collective sigh of relief as a resurgent and revitalised Kevin Rudd is swept back into power. Scenes of joy, dancing and singing in the streets are accompanied by church bells ringing across the land. Priests … Continue reading

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