Whitman asked of us to “loaf and invite our souls” to “observe a spear of grass” and did you? Did you let your frame soak into the earth...?
The tall poppy syndrome, especially as it pertains to speaking, is not proprietary to Australia. It is universal. Every society and each culture has sought to regulate speaking with bribes and intimidation. The antidote? Confidence.
Manifestation is like the moving walkway at the airport, but both ends of it magically move toward a common center. The trick is removing all the obstacles and hurdles along the walkway. What you want is already on your path, you’ve just got to get to them. As much as I want to, I can’t parkour ...
This Australia Day, I won’t be sitting around an esky full of beer, drinking myself stupid. I won’t fly an Aussie flag out of my car window while playing Triple J's Hottest 100. I won’t get a Southern Cross tattoo. I won’t paint my face blue, white and red. The words 'Oi, Oi, Oi' will not pass ...