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August 2011

  • Poetry

    Dark-skinned girl

    I grew up in a society Where the colour of your skin Was a better indicator of beauty Than the person within Especially if you were a girl On the day…

  • Soapbox Issues

    The Nanny State

    A recent report has me seriously questioning the kind of world we are becoming. A nanny state if I may say so. The exact definition of a nanny state is this:…

  • Aussie Author Challenge Book Reviews

    Book Review: Rhubarb

    …by Craig Silvey.  Meet Eleanor Rigby. Blind. Fiercely independent. Self-sufficient. With her guide dog Warren (who hates that his name refers to a place where rabbits live). Who is overprotective of…

  • Life

    Doppelgänger

    I was the gym on Saturday working out when suddenly this lady started talking to me about how it was sometimes hard to get time to come and work out when…

  • All about the mind

    Significance of a word

    How much difference can a mere word make?For instance, telling someone you had a traumatic time giving your presentation when in fact, it was probably challenging and difficult. Or saying you…

  • Poetry

    Free

    This post has been published by me as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 23; the twenty-third edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be…