Wait… You like games?

My little sister told me one day, “I don’t bring up games to boys because I’m not a gamer.” The same sister I watch play at least 3-4 hours of games every week. The same sister who has bought toys based off the games she plays, does drawing based off the games she plays and decorates her room with things from the games she plays. She doesn’t think she is a gamer though. Continue reading “Wait… You like games?”

A conversation with Angharad Yeo

Good Game Spawn Point, one of the most amazing shows my little gamer eyes had ever seen. As someone who has been gaming for practically her entire life I have seen a lot of things to do with the subject and, metaphorically, dived headfirst, rolled around a bit and smothered myself in anything and everything to do with games from a young age.

One person on the show that I aspire to be like is one of the newest recruits Angharad Yeo, or as everyone knows her, Rad. She is a brilliant, bright and quirky person and after I watched her eat an entire jar of peanut-butter I knew that she would make the best kind role model. Continue reading “A conversation with Angharad Yeo”

Madeleine McCann Investigation still going strong

By Rhiannon Child

A new theory about what happened to Madeleine McCann has emerged on the 10th anniversary of her disappearance.

Investigative journalist and mother, Andrea Smith, spoke at Sydney TAFE campus on May 5 about her theory that Madeleine may have been kidnapped and transported by cargo ship as a victim of a child smuggling ring. Continue reading “Madeleine McCann Investigation still going strong”

Women’s rights activist claims Russian Government condones violence against women

By Rhiannon Child

A women’s rights activist has accused Russia of excusing violence against women after a bill was passed to reduce the severity of domestic violence laws.

The bill in question states that the abuser will be fined $500 or 15 days of jail time if it’s a once only offence that year and doesn’t cause grievous bodily harm. The law applies to all culprits of domestic violence. Continue reading “Women’s rights activist claims Russian Government condones violence against women”

Being approached by seedy men overseas is no great feat

By Rhiannon Child

Young ladies travelling alone overseas can sometimes have a daunting journey ahead of them, especially when old men approach you asking if they can kiss your feet.

Many “budding” women travel the word for a multitude of reasons like finding their independence, experiencing cultures that aren’t their own and Continue reading “Being approached by seedy men overseas is no great feat”