April 27, 2018
First National Byron

Tell Him He’s Dreamin’

We spend a third of our lives unconscious and it feels like a waste of time. Many of us would do unconscionable things if it meant getting more hours out...

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April 20, 2018
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The ANZAC Spirit

Australia, as a member of the Commonwealth and a former British Colony, is a reasonably successful experiment in multi-culturalism. Considering that in Sydney, 39% of the population was born overseas,...

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April 10, 2018
First National Byron

The Meaning Of Words

Words are our means to meaning. They are also the means of winning a scrabble match on April 13, which happens to be World Scrabble Day. Whether you believe that...

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April 6, 2018
First National Byron

Beyond The Beards

‘Hipster’ has been one of the prevailing subcultures of modern times, described by Jack Kerouac in the 1940s as “characters of a special spirituality.” The anti-mainstream sentimentality of the hipster...

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March 28, 2018
First National Byron

Freedom And Chocolate

Traditions can be spiritual or secular. They can relate to families, communities, or nations. But few things bind humanity together across time and distance as much as a shared love...

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March 23, 2018
First National Byron

We Don’t Talk Anymore

On this day in 1929, the most famous office in the world, The Oval Office, had a telephone installed. The once indispensable piece of office equipment has now reached the...

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