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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm |

Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …

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Gimme a couple of Grams

March 6, 2014 – 9:18 am |

By Daniel Broder:
I love food – always have and always will. As part of my love of food I also love cooking regularly and seek foods out that I have never cooked with before. This …

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Artist Profile: Adrian Elton

September 15, 2013 – 12:46 pm | 4 Comments

By Adrian Elton:
    Having grappled with this, like some kind of Rubik’s cube covered in auto grease, I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s a lot easier when someone else writes about you.
But all that …

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Big Bad Wolves & Zaytoun: Fred Levit Reviews

September 8, 2013 – 1:18 pm |

By Fred Levit:
With the closing of the Israeli Film Festival last week, the staggering variety of quality cinema was awe inspiring. Seldom do I sit lost in thought, heart soaring, thinking about which film was …

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Artist Profile: Benk

August 12, 2013 – 10:29 am | One Comment

By Benk:
For years the interrelationships between humanity, nature and technology have fascinated me and weaved through my Melbourne based art practice. It seems to me that on a global scale we are slowly disconnecting from …

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Artist Profile: Hanna Silver

August 5, 2013 – 2:42 pm |

By Hanna Silver
July 2013 saw my long awaited follow up release EP. Titled “Let’s Visit The Seaside”, the 5 instrumental tracks follow a common theme of ocean life.
The tracks are titled: Emerging from the shell, Crab …

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Shavua Tov: Conspiracy! Syrian Hacks; Holocaust Comics; Terrorist Chic, and More

August 4, 2013 – 8:29 am |

From the editor:
For lovers of a good Jewish conspiracy theory, see what Mossad’s latest gambit is. Hint: there’s a falcon under arrest.
What better way to explore the Holocaust than through a graphic novel….
What is terrorist chic …

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Baseless Love

July 15, 2013 – 4:20 pm | 6 Comments

By David Trakhtman
This is an edited version of a three part series.
How to make love?
Have I got your attention? Good!
No. It’s not about what you most probably have in mind (for that, refer to the …

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How to Deal With Your Boss as Shabbat Times get Early

May 1, 2013 – 7:48 pm | 20 Comments

We’re at the time of year in the southern part of the globe where shabbat is coming in very early. For some, that can make it tough getting away from the office on time on …

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The Taxonomy of Pots and Pans

March 25, 2013 – 11:36 am | 2 Comments

The Taxonomy of Pots and Pans
There are some simple ways to ascertain,
The ritual status of a sieve or spoon.
Which knife is best to dish a bit of chreyn,
Onto a saucer, lately shmeared with prune.
A naturalist …

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Worst Shidduch Date Ever!

March 8, 2013 – 7:34 am |

You’ve got to feel sorry for any of young women sitting across from these guys.  Let us know who you think was the worst or best, whichever way you look at it.
From comic genius Lev …

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