Just a couple of things I want to [re]share today on 26th January: 229 years since Captain Cook raised the British flag on Cadigal land and claimed possession of the whole of the east coast for England…Dark & Deadly and Vernon Ah Kee are also both on twitter.
And here’s an article by Chelsea Bond on why ‘Australia Day celebrations to me feel a bit like what ANZAC Day would be without a dawn service’ in The Conversation.
And anther excellent one by Amy McQuire in the Guardian on why she prefers the name ‘Day of Mourning’.
And this brilliant poem by Steven Oliver – do yourself a big favour and have a listen —
Thanks for reading and sharing. xb