Fire up the barbie, it’s Ostraya Day!
Our national day has become somewhat of a chance to navel gaze. To profoundly ponder who we were, who we are, and who we want to be. To pick apart the metaphysical fluff of our nationhood.
For some it’s a day of nationalistic pride, of waving flags Made in China and trying to remember all the words to the national anthem. For some it’s Invasion Day, the anniversary of the First Fleet’s arrival a matter for sorrow, not beer. Or it’s all about the cricket.
But there’s a fair bunch of us for whom it’s a public holiday, a day to kick back in the sun, open a cold drink a little early, and catch up with friends and family.
So what are you all doing, Punchers?
Will you barbeque? Will you beach it? Will you blast the Hottest 100?
Will you chuck a sickie on Friday?
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