After playing in Melbourne to rave reviews, Emily Vascotto finally brings Screw Loose to Brisbane. Featuring a combination of covers, original songs, and pieces from little-known musicals, Vascotto tells a story of love, woe, and every other emotion in between. Love can be hard for the laywoman, let alone one who loves to excess. From holding hands […]

As an Asian woman, it’s not a big surprise that I’m no fan of the white man. My feelings towards the white man have usually been quite tempered, thanks to the idea that people (especially women) of colour are not allowed to be angry about issues that make them angry. We’re not allowed to be […]

“Do you put your nationality on your resume?” “No, mum, why would I do that?” “Just so people know you can speak English, and so they don’t think you’re an international student.” “But they will know I speak English when I talk to them. I have an Australian accent!” “Yeah, but you know how people […]

What is the proper name for a sausage in bread when bought before or after voting at an election? How many packets of Tim Tams should you pack if you’re visiting friends overseas? Explain the difference between it’s and its. List your favourite Australian foods and explain why. Is China friend or food? Which is […]

So, it’s been a while. I can’t believe it’s already the second week of March – though I guess if I look back on what I’ve done so far this year, I… can. I’ve been doing a lot of writing. A LOT. It was the point of stepping back from studying, but it’s still a […]

If you know me in real life, you’re probably sick of me harping on about this, but I’m going to go ahead and do it anyway. Pre-orders have dropped for Pencilled In, my magazine-baby. It’s chock full of amazing art by some extraordinarily talented Asian Australian artists, and I’m so proud that Rachel and I […]