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Books: Blackfellas Whitefellas

By Gilliam Cowlishaw When we started this blog I rather ambitiously proclaimed that I would definitely do more pre-reading for this trip. With less than two weeks to go before I board the plane to Germany I somehow don’t think I will be able to catch up on the amount of reading Ashley has already […]

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Books: Matilda

I started reading this seriously academic book as part of preparation for this doco and got as far as the foreward. I found the combination of a full time job, pedantic-need-to-keep-house-clean attitude, and ad hoc jobs for this doco just a little too much for my brain to cope with so I tried a little […]

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Books: Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberation – Kicking off a New Era

By Fan Hong & J.A. Mangan This book is a study into the growth of Women’s Football from a number of writers around the world. Some of the essays are written in an almost text book style while others are truly engaging, all are however interesting. It is fascinating to read how and why men […]

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Books: Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales

Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales Compiled by A.W. Reid I grew up in England where I had read to me and read Grimm’s Fairytales and Aesop’s Fables, these were part of every child’s reading, but maybe I am showing my age, by admitting that. To me this book should be a child’s staple in Australia. […]

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Books: The Law of the Land

The Law of the Land by Henry Reynolds This book was bought for me by my father after I had stayed in an aboriginal community in the Kimberley. The back sleeve says that it is “readable and dramatic.” There were however times where it is incredibly in-depth like a university thesis. It is however an […]

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