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THE NAKED CITY – A VAXACIOUS QUESTION

Every year the big dictionary publishers and various institutions roll out their ‘word of the year’. Not surprisingly amongst the choices for 2020 were ‘pandemic’, ‘COVID’ and ‘lockdown’. Perhaps the runner up should have been ‘conspiracy’ as wild assertions and unmitigated misinformation spread throughout social media and broadcasters such as Fox News like a plague. […]

THE NAKED CITY – A LEXICON OF LUNACY

Every major event in history spawns its own set of words and phrases that become indelibly attached. The Vietnam War for example gave us ‘carpet bombing’, ‘napalm’, ‘agent orange’ and the ‘Viet Cong’, to name just a few. They are often emotive words or phrases that forever define the period and are archived for generations […]

THE NAKED CITY – SANTA SACKED FOR CHRISTMAS

It’s about this time of year that the big supermarkets like Coles and Woolies start stocking their shelves with mince pies and puddings. It may still be a couple of months to Christmas but it’s their almost subliminal way of gearing you up for the big Yuletide spend. How Christmas will pan out during the […]

Gem

For many of us COVID has driven a wedge between individuals and left a sense of isolation festering away within us. However, for Gem this global pandemic has actually brought her home and allowed her to spend much more time with family than she otherwise would have. Originally from Sydney, but now based out of […]