How To Survive a Plane Trip

Let’s be honest here, the only flight you ever enjoyed was your first one, when it was still exciting and you were small enough to sleep semi-comfortably. But since then, every trip is the worst few hours of your life. Believe me, I understand. The longest flight I’ve...

Athletics Carnival

WE’VE GOT SPIRIT – YES WE DO – WE’VE GOT SPIRIT – HOW ‘BOUT YOU? “No.” That was me like a month ago. As someone who is not particularly sporty, I often dread School Athletics carnivals. I’m not actually sure if it is the running that discourages me or the excessive...

Children Should Not be Locked Up in Detention

  All people, regardless on their stance on keeping Asylum Seekers in detention centres can agree on one thing; keeping children locked up in detention centres during the most pivotal stages of their development is detrimental to their growth as a person. Yet the...

Is There Life Without Waste?

What if no one wasted anything that was worth saving? What if we shared what we have, since we already have too much and some have none?   I recently visited Canberra and was brushing my teeth to get ready to leave the hotel, which I was staying in with my family for...

An Unbiased View on Gender Equality

Gender inequality is a prevalent issue in Australia and the world. It happens every day, all day, whether we are aware of it or not. When I was younger I used to think of gender inequality as an issue that only affected women in third world countries where the laws...

The Practicality of Time Travel

I’m sure we’ve all watched Back to the Future (and anyone who hasn’t definitely should!) and spent hours afterwards contemplating what we’d do if we did somehow find ourselves in the past or the future. Would you be one of those people who would go back in time to...
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