Tagged: Australia Day

Triple J Hottest 100 (2013)

Triple J Hottest 100 (2013)

Here we are again – it’s “HOTTEST 100 DAY”. Known as Australia Day to some, increasingly it’s becoming the day when everyone sets up camp at the beach, by the pool or some other comfy place with friends and family, crank up the BBQ and unleash the world’s largest democratically voted music countdown, streaming all day long on the world’s best radio station, Triple J!

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Triple J Hottest 100 (2012)

Triple J Hottest 100 (2012)

Congratulations Australia! In the lead up to our national day today, also known as “Hottest 100 Day”, over 1.5 million of us answered the call to note our favourite tunes from the past 12 months, on the Triple J website.

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Australia Day Flood Fundraiser for Vancouverites

Australia Day Flood Fundraiser for Vancouverites

There’s been murmurs about such an event since my heartfelt Queensland Floods post a week or so ago. And now, with the generous support of the fine team at “The Donnelly Group”, I can now tell you all about a special flood fundraising event I am throwing at REPUBLIC on Vancouver’s Granville Street this coming Wednesday, 26th January – AUSTRALIA DAY!

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2011 Queensland Floods: The Big Wet Image: Nick De Villiers

2011 Queensland Floods: The Big Wet

It’s hard to know where to begin with a post like this. As I type, Australia’s third largest city, the city I call home and the home to over 2 million people, is slowly sinking under a record surge of murky, muddy water.

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The infamous "Australia Day in Perth" Email

The infamous “Australia Day in Perth” Email

By now there’s probably a great deal of you out there who have had the good fortune of receiving an email titled something like “One of the best photos I’ve seen” or “Great shot taken on Australia Day in Perth”. For those of you who haven’t, that’s it up above.

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Sam Kekovich’s Australia Day Rant

No, he may not be the most refined of characters and yes, it’s a rather odd way of trying sell “lamb” to the masses, but Australians have come to love and accept former VFL footballer Sam Kekovich and his sometimes politically incorrect but always distinctively Aussie flavoured rants.

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Aussie Day 2005

Aussie Day 2005

Aussie Day looks like it’s going to be a bit of a fizzer for me this year… I dunno… it doesn’t seem to be anywhere near as exciting as it was when I was London…

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