Family and friends gather at Lunar New Year to share traditional food. Our guide, Patrick Young, explains that serving a whole chicken including the head and feet symbolizes unity and family. Eating chicken feet at Lunar New Year is supposed … Read the rest
Stressed and tense after an unfamiliar hour-long drive from my home to Cabramatta I breathe deeply as I walk through the station to our meeting place. People of South East Asian background and a couple of African background stream down … Read the rest
“That will put hairs on your chest” exclaims the woman opposite me. She’s taken a sip of thick black coffee from a finely decorated cup. “It’s called Syrian coffee in Syria and Turkish coffee in Turkey” says Ali standing nearby … Read the rest
When Mark Bundy applied for a grave digging job at Sydney’s Rookwood Cemetery, he was asked three questions. “Are you married?”, “Do you have children?” and “Do you have a mortgage?”. After answering “Yes” to all three, he was told … Read the rest
“I’ve got that in my room” Mr S calls out excitedly as he points to a large poster featuring row of busses. His two-year-old brother, Mr R, looks around in amazement at the different buses parked in front of him. … Read the rest
In a quest to slow down and observe the city around me, I have discovered several sculptures in Sydney and its inner-city suburbs. Here are my favourite pieces, sculptures that moved me in one way or another.
Some prompted a … Read the rest
Many people visit Central Australia to learn about Indigenous Australia, but not everyone is able to travel that far. Kadoo Cultural Tours, right here in Sydney, offers a unique insight into Aboriginal Culture from a local indigenous guide. I jump … Read the rest