Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gongs

I first heard the news when reading a letter from a friend in Melbourne. It was confirmed in Crikey – an Australian newspaper review. The Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbot, has introduced knights and dames into the Order of Australia … Continue reading

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Where are the women?

It shares its name with mythology’s greatest female warriors. It is the world’s largest online retailer. Among its 120 most senior managers, only 18 are women – none of whom report directly to the big boss. The big boss runs … Continue reading

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Being true to itself

It was recently reported by the writer and critic, Christina Patterson, that the pop world celebrity and charity event organiser, Bob Geldof, “carried the coffin of his late daughter into a church. Later, in the service, he spoke. But we … Continue reading

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