I have often thought it fitting that Gough Whitlam was Australia’s 21st Prime Minister. Because with Gough as Prime Minister, Australia came of age. An Australia that once thought small was asked to think big.
An Australia, once closed and inward-looking, opened to the world.
Gough rejected those old ideas of what Australia should be and led us to what Australia could be. My friend and comrade, rest in peace.
Pretty innocuous…I’m sure my wallpaper is a massive surprise to anyone who follows me on tumblr. :P And yes, that is a sticky note reminding me of which shows to watch on which days… shut up. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all my fictional worlds.
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Ugh. Kids these days. With their taste in things that’s different than my taste in things was when I was their age due to the ever-evolving media landscape and constantly growing range of options and things that have nothing to do with their intelligence or anything going down hill. Get off my lawn.
Does anyone else go on Wikipedia to look something up and then click on a bunch of random links and then half an hour later you’re 10 articles deep into the history of the Spanish royal family