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Airlines and Ebola: Travel just got deadly 6

What do the Malaysia Airlines disasters, an Ebola outbreak in Eastern Africa, and terrorists have in common?   MH17, EVD, and ISIL. No, it’s not some weird new programming code but a sad day for global travel. I woke this morning, not to news of the Malaysia Airlines disaster (that came […]

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The Great Tasmanian Cable Car Debate 4

Should Hobart allow a cable car up Mt Wellington? As a recent arrival to Tasmania (as opposed to a true, generational local), I am quite new to The Great Tasmanian Cable Car Debate – a debate that has been raging for 108 years! I kid you not. For more than a century, […]


Royal fever hits Down Under

Will and Kate’s visit adds fuel to Republican debate. Should Australia become a republic or stay part of the monarchy?

Does the Union Jack belong on the Australian flag?

Could these girls soon be selling lingerie?

8 year limit for Saudi expats

I read a news article this morning that talked about Saudi Arabia’s controversial Saudisation program. The Labour Ministry has announced plans to limit expatriate stays in the Kingdom to 8 years. Taking it one step further, the plan also aims to make it more difficult for expatriates to take their […]


Marlon Wayans stars in A Haunted House 2

Crossing new lines and breaking old barriers, A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 is the sequel to the hilarious box-office hit starring Marlon Wayans as Malcolm who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children.  After moving into their dream home, Malcolm […]

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