australia racing

Reasons to watch Cleverman
  • Australian scifi
  • Australian Aboriginal scifi with a predominantly Aboriginal cast
  • filmed in and around Sydney
  • does not hold back on the metaphor for race relations AT ALL
  • the Aboriginal men are intelligent, sexual, caring and not in the least emasculated
  • the Aboriginal women I am waiting to see another side to aside from wife and victim
  • it’s airing simultaneously on Aussie ABC as well as on the Sundance channel
  • second season has already been commissioned

  • the white people are the least interesting in this story and so they bloody well should be 
  • did I mention how completely unapologetic it is about depicting the vile conditions Aboriginal people have and still face, how it totally depicts the struggle the Aboriginal person has between cultures?
  • Aboriginal superheroes … already one guy and I am really hoping for a girl awakening to her potential in the second ep

Not my gif, made by @clevermanabc.


Ford Mustang Tickford, 2017. Tuning firm Tickford have released a series of modifactions to the Mustang V8 and Eco-Boost 4 for the Australian market. The ‘360 Power Pack’ includes an ECU calibration, quad cat-back exhaust system and a bespoke rear diffuser which bumps power up from 306kW (410hp) to 360kW (483hp). The turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost Mustang can be upgraded with the ‘270 Power Pack’. Tickford, an historic British Coachbuilding marque, is now a sub-brand of Prodrive Racing (Australia). The Mustang is the no. 1 selling sports coupé in Australia 

One time I was told by a middle-eastern-looking dude from California while we were in Austin, TX for SXSW, that I ‘don’t look Australian’. So I made this to show how a typical Australian looks. (And many more inbetween). Happy Australia Day. 


State Visit to Australia (Day 2): King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima attended Perth’s Ascot Racecourse to watch the Melbourne Cup. Their Majesties watched the Cup broadcast in the Perth Racing Chairman’s Suite, before visiting the mounting yard to speak to members of Western Australia’s racing industry. They spoke to owners, trainers and jockeys, and watched the first local race of the day from the trackside rail. The Ascot Racing Carnival was the final Perth event for TM, who will now fly to Canberra.