Tag: wagga wagga
Back to the 90s
A tip on Australian male etiquette. When you’re standing at a urinal you should only ever look forward, otherwise, you might see things you might not want to see. (Or maybe you will!!)
You shouldn’t look left, you shouldn’t look right, or even behind you. You shouldn’t talk. You should just look straight ahead.… Read the rest “Back to the 90s”
How old are you?
“Do you mind if we ask how old you are?” was a question we asked two people today. Not normally a “polite” question to ask, but it seemed relevant, and we didn’t think the people we asked would be offended. They both answered proudly.
The first was an 84-year old man called Geoff Couzins.… Read the rest “How old are you?”
“Do you have any cash?” the woman behind the counter asked when I asked if I could pay with my card. Living in Sydney, I’ve gotten used to paying for EVERYTHING with a card, from public transport to newspapers.
I generally keep a five or ten-dollar note in the back of my phone/wallet for situations like this, but I’d already used $3.30 to catch the bus from Charles Sturt University (where I’m staying) into town.… Read the rest “Wagga Wagga”
Wagga Wagga Gays and Lesbians (early 90s)
NOTE: This article is under constant revision, as new bits and pieces of information come to light. If you have any further bits and pieces of information to add, please contribute in the comments below.
I’ll never forget the first words Colin Anderson ever said to me. Colin was Head of Drama at Charles Sturt University.… Read the rest “Wagga Wagga Gays and Lesbians (early 90s)”
Wagga Wagga : Then and Now
“Do you think I could live in Wagga?”, a friend asked me via text a few months ago. Enthusiastically, I told her yes. I have many fond memories of my time living in Wagga in the early 1990s. Although she’s lived in the city – Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney – for most of the last thirty years, she grew up in the country, and I was fairly confident she could make the transition.… Read the rest “Wagga Wagga : Then and Now”