Food and Friendship: why meals need wheels

Food and Friendship: why meals need wheels

About 10 years after WWII, a nurse in Melbourne hopped on a tricycle with a pot of soup and pedalled around to deliver it to peoples’ homes. Many no longer had family members to support them and some of the elderly had no means of getting meals. Unable to get to soup...
The  World when the Blues last Won

The World when the Blues last Won

The Year of 2005 1. Twitter or tablets had not been invented 2. Facebook was known as “The Facebook” and was still restricted to exclusive use 3. The iPhone did not exist 4. John Howard was Prime Minister and Bob Carr was NSW Premier* 5. The West Tigers...
Music, Rhythm & Self Defence

Music, Rhythm & Self Defence

Capoeira was out in the open today at UOW and the Brazilian club gave a few passers by a taste of music, dance and culture. Mobile reporter Alice Matthews was out capturing some scenes and sounds from the Capoeira Open ‘Roda’. [soundcloud...
Capoeira Open Road

Capoeira Open Road

When Portuguese colonists took slaves from West Africa and brought them to Brazil in the 16th century, captives were strictly forbidden to practice martial arts. As a way around the prohibition, violent kicks under the guise of rhythmic movements began to emerge in...
7 #PRESSFREEDOM Facts

7 #PRESSFREEDOM Facts

Australian journalist Peter Greste and his two Al Jazeera colleagues Mohaned Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were denied bail again last week, after their sixth appearance in court. Four months since their arrest, they are still being detained for alleged links to a...