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Tim Richards
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Lives in Melbourne, Australia
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When primal urges collide with private life - my review of Sara Pascoe's Comedy Festival show: http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/comedy/sara-pascoe-vs-history-makes-a-clever-takedown-of-sexual-mythology-20150328-1m9vmn.html #micf
Beneath Sara Pascoe's slightly nervy delivery is a complex routine that has us chuckling with recognition.
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Olden-days items spotted in the streets of Fitzroy, Melbourne. Can you tell me what they are?
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Well!
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Good to have that clarification:
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Who wins today's Best Dressed award? Not me. 
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He is ridiculously smart. I wonder how he dresses at home? I enjoyed the curry buffet there a couple of weeks ago - so much wonderful food. If only I had two stomachs.
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New blog post: +Narrelle Harris & I review six shows in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, involving nudity, WWI, karaoke, celebs & obsession: http://aerohaveno.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/reviews-melbourne-international-comedy.html #micf
Trades Hall lit up for the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is one of Australia's biggest cultural events. Every autumn it takes over the central city, inhabiting numer...
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From $5 craft beer to a zoo backstage pass - my travel tips (cheap/middling/pricey) for Santa Barbara, USA in +Traveller: http://www.traveller.com.au/things-to-do-in-santa-barbara-usa-one-day-three-ways-1m2p89 
Good food, wine and company - what more can you ask for from this dreamy US east coast city?
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New on my blog: +Narrelle Harris & I hop on a passing ferry to explore Ellis Island, the former gateway to New York City: http://aerohaveno.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/ellis-island-gateway-to-new-york.html
Thanks to NYC & Co, when visiting New York in September Narrelle Harris and I were able to take the popular cruise to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Lady Liberty was a sight for sore eyes, it's true... ... but we d...
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Just encountered a couple of barefoot Western travellers on the train to Singapore airport. Thank god they weren't Australians.

So revolting. Where are you flying that you won't need footwear?

(Also, think about the floor of the aircraft loos. Ick.)
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I won't even go barefoot at the beach. 
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“I’ve scored an empty row – the poor man’s lie-flat bed!” I review Malaysia Airlines economy class for +Traveller: http://www.traveller.com.au/airline-review-malaysia-airlines-airbus-a330300-economy-143su9 
The seats seem very snug and there isn't a lot of room for my long legs.
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Hey I'm waking along open railway tracks in Singapore. Daredevil!
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Yeah it's the former line from Malaysia, which was discontinued a few years ago. 
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New blog post: At the Raffles Hotel Singapore, I explore the historic roots of the Timeline cocktail list. Chin Chin! http://aerohaveno.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/chin-chin-timeline-cocktails-at-raffles.html
I'm in Singapore this week, currently being hosted by the luxurious Raffles Hotel. Unsurprisingly I've drunk a couple of Singapore Slings, the famous cocktail which was invented here a century ago: As it's synonymous with th...
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Travel writer, arts writer
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  • Freelance journalist, 2004 - present
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Melbourne, Australia
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Donnybrook, Australia - Kraków, Poland - Cairo, Egypt - Perth, Australia
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I'm a freelance writer with published articles on various topics, including travel, lifestyle, the arts, science, and pets. My writing has appeared in newspapers, magazines and websites around the world. I'm also an author of guidebooks for Lonely Planet. You can see details of my published work at http://www.iwriter.com.au/
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Winner of the Travel Industry Analysis Award at the 2013 Australian Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence, for the article 'World's Most Expensive Cities Not So Bad ... If You're Australian'. Also finalist in the 2010 ASTW Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence in the category of Best Trade/Industry Story, for 'Have Blog Will Travel'.
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  • University of Western Australia
    1982 - 1985
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A groovy bar which donates its profits to charities nominated against each beer/wine on the menu. Great vibe.
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