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Book Review: ‘Lying’ by Sam Harris

One of the issues ever close to my mind these days is the concept of honesty, dishonesty, truth and intention. It’s one of those things, where you can have the best of intentions, and think you’re always doing the right thing, … Continue reading

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Five Boxes: A Review

I don’t know about you, but in my mind there is no conversation piece in this world more dull than one’s own child. The way they are trotted out, “Oh look he can walk”, “He’s so funny when he’s disrupting … Continue reading

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A bit more…

She skipped down the road. Does anyone skip anymore? Why wouldn’t you skip, skipping was fun. It’s not like anybody had told her she couldn’t skip, it was just that nobody else did it. For some reason cartoon characters skipped … Continue reading

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The Beginning of a Story

The townhouse around the corner from the road lined with fig trees had to it both an unusual odour and an eye-catching paint scheme. The road lined with fig trees boasted a library and a museum, a park and a … Continue reading

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The Gap: A Micro-Story

Bent, again. Jason took the legs down again, flicked the little red switch in the middle and folded it back to its compact state. From here he turned it onto its back and laid it out flat again, this time … Continue reading

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Red Pen: A Micro-Story

A couple of my friends and I have started to write together. Every week we pick a topic and have to produce a 500 word story. I figure I may as well publish them here as well. This is completely … Continue reading

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Education: The Final Frontier

I had conflicting feelings about this story. On the one hand, it’s wonderful to see that the Government is actually seeing a problem with the Northern Territory, and that problem is the lack of infrastructure or development, rather than the … Continue reading

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