John Bartlett

Posts Tagged "Philippines"

A Real Man

A Real Man

By on Apr 23, 2012 in Blog | 5 comments

I was driving in traffic in Geelong this week and in the space of a half hour I (synchronistically) happened to stop behind two different Utes (surely the Australian emblematic symbol of a ‘real’ Aussie male) and I had time to compare their two divergent bumper stickers. The first read: ‘I’ll show you I’m a real Australian if you show me your Brazilian’ and at the...

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Towards A Distant Sea

Towards A Distant Sea

By on Jan 25, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

Paul, a young Australian priest arrives in the Philippines, in 1971, as Martial Law is proclaimed by President Marcos. His idealism exposes him to first-hand experiences of violence and corruption, to injustices, and above all to the heroism of Filipinos during this extraordinary period of Philippine history. And, in his personal life, Paul has to confront the...

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