This time of year leads to debate on how to celebrate Australia Day. Do you see it as a celebration of a nation or the survival of a people? An event that is leaning towards the latter while still being a celebration is Yabun. A festival occurring in Sydney on Australia Day. Yabun means music […]
Monocle magazine has created new editions of some of its excellent travel guides. Bureau favourite, Monocle has done a great job at producing travel guides for 39 locations around the world. However cities are dynamic and so are forever changing. This requires updates and Monocle has risen to the occasion with new editions for four […]
Uber and Hyundai have announced a partnership to build a flying car service. Looks slick! Also looks rather useless. The final product may or may not look like as pictured, but whatever its form, its a bad idea. It looks to be a dreadful waste of energy to power a flying car. Research and investment […]
After a well earned rest and recuperation from surgery, Bricks and Bluebottles will be back better than ever in 2020. So here’s to the new year. May it achieve everything that needs to be done and everything that causes harm be justly stopped.
Hearing the words, ‘It’s untranslatable,’ can be a tad frustrating to hear when you’re looking for an explanation, but investigating those words can make you appreciate another country that you’re visiting. The Dutch’s, ‘voorpret,’ is all about the excitement of going to visit other countries including the Netherlands. If you don’t understand the Italian’s, ‘sprezzatura,’ […]
Having last month featured The Who’s Pete Townshend autobiography, he now has a new book out now. This time it’s a novel. The Age of Anxiety is said to be a, ‘magnum opus that would combine opera, art installation and novel.’ That’s an ambitious undertaking, but Townshend is no stranger than that. Townshend has long […]
The longer an online argument progresses, as the rule of thumb states, the more likely a certain figure from World War II is alluded to. Similarly, allusions to slavery are also more likely to be mentioned the longer a debate rages on. In the online argument about social media usage, the latter reference has now […]