Monthly Archives: May 2015

Australia, Eurovision and an Asian Invasion

I work in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray, or Foot Scary as some Melburnians call it. It’s generally poorer with a large immigrant population, mainly made up of Asians and Vietnamese in particular. Footscray is also the location for the … Continue reading

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Australian Football is not wholly Australian; but what is?

When I was 10 years old, Transworld Sport was shown on TV at 8am on a Saturday morning. It would show clips of¬†Buzkashi, a popular game in places like Afghanistan and Mongolia where men on horses attempt to drag a … Continue reading

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