Caribberie is Australian for Dance

January 27, 2012: Well, caribberie is the closest word I could find, and it actually means “ceremony that involves singing and dancing”.  At one time, there were over 250 Aboriginal languages spoken in Australia, and even with just 60 still “alive”, finding one word that means dance is difficult.  The Noongar culture uses the word . . . → Read More: Caribberie is Australian for Dance

Into the Wild: Part II

January 1, 2012: Ah, Australia. You are filled with animals unseen by girls from Wisconsin/Michigan.  I stalked your rosellas and your cockatoos, and I marveled at the bright King Parrots and Rainbow Lorikeets. Most of all, I loved the “kangaroo/Tassie Devil/wombat crossing” signs.  Do Aussies take photos of the weird (to them) North American . . . → Read More: Into the Wild: Part II