Entry 34: Donation Results

Thanks to the charity of my family, biological and extended, we have raised and donated 900 U$D to the Australian Red Cross’s Japan Relief Fund. This sum includes the firm’s donation-match. I had not expected such generosity. However, time and time again my family impresses me. Today I spoke with one of my host mothers. She told me that although her family lives far from … Continue reading Entry 34: Donation Results

Entry 31: Where Does Deren Work?

Where Does Deren Work? I have been placed at my request at a large law firm in the centre of Sydney’s financial district. The firm occupies 20 floors of an enormous skytower [skyscraper].The firm is one of the three largest in Australia. It employs 2,000 people. It has four branches in other major cities across Australia. It also has a branch in the city-state of … Continue reading Entry 31: Where Does Deren Work?

Entry 30: The Myth of Australian Beer

The Myth of Australian Beers I’m going to be discussing the cultures of consumption and the regions which they come from. First a map of the states and territory of Australia Foster: “Foster Australia for Beer”. Foster is actually Australian for “bland”. Foster’s Beer isn’t actually brewed in Australia. It is brewed in Canada. It is made and marketed for the North American Market. Foster … Continue reading Entry 30: The Myth of Australian Beer

Entry 25: Kangaroo Cook

Kangaroo’s have been eaten by humans since before the continents separated. Before India smashed into Asia or Madagascar declared its independence from the land mass of Africa. Originally Kangaroo’s were twelve feet tall and flesh eating. They were part of a strange time in Earth’s history when mammals were enormous. Kangaroo’s were vicious bouncy kings of the outback in this pre-historic time. YES THEY ATE … Continue reading Entry 25: Kangaroo Cook