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*The Melbourne Identity

Listening to the car radio at various times of the day led recently to a maelstrom of emotion for me. First, there was frustration when Gold FM played Spandau Ballet’s ‘Gold’ (‘I’m sorry that the chairs are all worn/I left them here I could have sworn’, a lyric that I unfailingly think I must have […]

*Tis Pity She’s Not a Whore

I spend a lot of time wondering why there isn’t more competition to get into prostitution, or, as they used to refer to it in Sons and Daughters, to go ‘on the game’. Instead, one hears of all these young girls slaving to get into Medicine (if they fancy they’re good at maths and science), […]