Archive for March, 2007

I PASSED NAATI!!!!! Yeeeeaahhh….I just found out yesterday. NAATI stands for the ‘National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters.’ It is the National body which sets the exams and assessments for official accreditation as a translator or interpreter in Australia. In oz, you can only be a translator or interpreter if you’ve passed the exam […]


Something different…. Taiwanese sex slaves dress up to realize dream of weddings (April 19, 2006 Associated Press) TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese women forced into prostitution by Japan’s military more than six decades ago put on wedding gowns Tuesday to celebrate the nuptials they never had.The women are part of a shrinking group of “comfort women” […]


Something different…. Taiwanese sex slaves dress up to realize dream of weddings (April 19, 2006 Associated Press) TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese women forced into prostitution by Japan’s military more than six decades ago put on wedding gowns Tuesday to celebrate the nuptials they never had. The women are part of a shrinking group of “comfort […]


Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the world’s most iconic structures, and indeed amazing in sight, celebrated its 75 th Birthday on March 18 2007…with a huge walkathon across the bridge…traffic was blocked off for the longest period in its entire history being shut off from the night before until 11pm on the day. Light displays […]


Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the world’s most iconic structures, and indeed amazing in sight, celebrated its 75 th Birthday on March 18 2007…with a huge walkathon across the bridge…traffic was blocked off for the longest period in its entire history being shut off from the night before until 11pm on the day. Light displays […]


Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the world’s most iconic structures, and indeed amazing in sight, celebrated its 75 th Birthday on March 18 2007…with a huge walkathon across the bridge…traffic was blocked off for the longest period in its entire history being shut off from the night before until 11pm on the day. Light displays […]


International Women’s Day Wednesday Demonstration in front of the Japanese Embassy. 50 yrs of Silence….60 yrs of Denial : Silence Broken…The Comfort Women Story SBS Australia Radio interviewing Dutch-Australian former comfort woman Jan Ruff O’Hearne Former Comfort Women handing a petition to the Japanese Embassy Consul demanding that Japan officially apologise for the Comfort Women […]


International Women’s Day Wednesday Demonstration in front of the Japanese Embassy. 50 yrs of Silence….60 yrs of Denial : Silence Broken…The Comfort Women Story SBS Australia Radio interviewing Dutch-Australian former comfort woman Jan Ruff O’Hearne Former Comfort Women handing a petition to the Japanese Embassy Consul demanding that Japan officially apologise for the Comfort Women […]


International Women’s Day Wednesday Demonstration in front of the Japanese Embassy. 50 yrs of Silence….60 yrs of Denial : Silence Broken…The Comfort Women Story SBS Australia Radio interviewing Dutch-Australian former comfort woman Jan Ruff O’Hearne Former Comfort Women handing a petition to the Japanese Embassy Consul demanding that Japan officially apologise for the Comfort Women […]


One of the numerous Mardi Gras Flags displayed around the city My Seriously Blurred Pic of some dance performance at the Parade… More dance performances…. The thousands of people who lined up to watch the parade…i’m not kidding, there must have been at least 1,000 spectators there…. More people along both sides of the parade […]