Early 2020 AD. Danny and I embark on a 21st century Odyssey. On the Majestic Princess from Sydney to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Back to Sydney, then to Melbourne and flying back home.
2020. Here it is. This year, after some two years of researching for good prices and interesting destinations, we’re literally embarking on an Odyssey.
While 2019 commemorated, celebrated and misused the Stonewall Inn Riots of 1969, 2020 actually marks the 50th anniversary of (gay) pride.
Welcome, 2019. A special year. Fifty years ago, in June 1969, patrons of The Stonewall Inn in New York grew tired of yet another raid by the police. Gay, lesbians, bisexuals and mostly: transgenders, transvestites and dragqueens fought back. Those were the Stonewall Riots.
It’s Formula 1 time. The 2018 F1 season gets underway in Melbourne this Sunday. When I was in Australia in 2011 I went to walk the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit in Albert Park. The annual construction was underway.
Exactly seven years ago, on 5 March 2011, I briefly met Matthew Mitcham. This is the story of what happened.