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Walkley Award-winning travel & arts writer: @GuardianAUS @smh @FinancialReview @Australian @satpaper @thewiremagazine @NME Teach: @SXSW Judge: @TheAMP_

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7/4
2020
As if perpetually reading the news backwards were not enough, what's with the wrestling gifs and soup photos in thi… https://t.co/rEgiDNVF5w @astridlorange @rat_steak Happy bday! 🦀 🐘 🌟 🎂
7/3
2020
Reminder to venues/PRs/bands: please tell me about your socially-distanced live gigs please! (Sydney)
7/2
2020
@staffo_sez The bidet scene should deff be re-booted though. Gold!Please help Ariel do this good work if you can! https://t.co/FAvAj2PbFT @joe_hardy The season kicked off in August in the Blue Mts in 2018...
7/1
2020
Friends, I'm seeking Tinder (or similar) horror stories for a book I'm writing. I'm interested in examples of dec… https://t.co/iqVqQGFM8X
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6/30
2020
I maintain underpaying is the more worrying, widespread trend. Particularly gross when enacted by profitable multin… https://t.co/ydYKLHu6z0
6/29
2020
Hey news junkies, The Saturday Paper has a half-price subscription offer until midnight tonight. Do it! Info here… https://t.co/ZZTLBbuKDF
Retweeted by Kate HennessyHeaded into the threatened forests today to visit with the twenty forest defenders who held our first roving forest… https://t.co/FyiG0akc2v
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6/27
2020
@timstonerrock @jdrrr @ABCArts )-: I know the feeling on both counts - though not 9 years worth, and not video cont… https://t.co/xqHkqEk2Ll @timstonerrock @jdrrr @ABCArts @internetarchive Funny how my newspaper clippings have become my most enduring archi… https://t.co/MIyuPcNbOE @NickHallworth What was your take on the show? My stories wiped from FasterLouder too - though I think there was on… https://t.co/W2MIRCZKDo @jdrrr And you can add the @ABCArts portal and over two decades of national arts coverage content and commissioned… https://t.co/fz4jSFhE6L
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @timstonerrock @jdrrr @ABCArts All my stories disappeared - no notice, either - which up until then had only happen… https://t.co/MOriQ239BTThe cultural currency of a live review is about 12 hours. ... unless the Opera House decides to re-boot an Empire… https://t.co/1JXLSFjS19 @Lang44rd I don't mean it like that. They can only sell 50 tix & would barely profit, if at all. It's just a squeez… https://t.co/PDcWDwVujwInteresting times for gig reviewers, with 2 ticket minimums and no media spots avail (understandably!) https://t.co/nGfczo3APv
6/26
2020
@The_Kiwi_Nomad @BernardZuel The Rachel cut rocked. I bet you wore it well. You could be a case study in Bernard "p… https://t.co/aE2mNGVOHA @BernardZuel @dowsteve Better. Just blunder in asking loud Qs doing your best Louis Theroux perplexed face. Ask abo… https://t.co/DmzdGAwJ0I @sleepingdingo Oh I didn’t realise the smaller one had closed. The one on Mville road opened 6+ years ago right? Th… https://t.co/2MLN3shUBN @BernardZuel Have you been waking up every morning to an email full of spam in the form of partially written storie… https://t.co/5XPAj3UZte @sleepingdingo Are they both gone, or just the one on Marrickville Road? So many new Vietnamese restaurants on Illa… https://t.co/SRLvfICqgM70 jobs to be axed in the ABC News division. The quality and quantity of your news will be affected.
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6/25
2020
Hello @FlyingNun - does your media enquiries email have anyone on the other end? 🙏 @BernardZuel Well given “the season” is now half the year that’s still pretty grim @BernardZuel God help us next fire seasonThe Govt: we want to KEEP people in JOBS. No, not those jobs. Nor those jobs. Definitely not those jobs. JOBS, GUYS, JOBS.
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @doncandon that's probably what they serve in jail too so go 4 it! @michaelbodey This was a little jarring, however: "in distant Parramatta" https://t.co/aj3vYTAsOo
6/24
2020
A friendly reminder: most musicians are unlikely to start touring for at least another six months. So please don't… https://t.co/8tQ894PYA0
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6/23
2020
@joe_hardy How about those drive-in gigs? You gonna try one? @joe_hardy Probably not but plenty to keep us going here, right? I'm looking forward to seeing more things like Low… https://t.co/jYWwZaRZjkExploiting the potential of the streaming medium itself and breaking new ground. @SydOperaHouse #BrianEnohttps://t.co/Su6fJGm3C6 @mercuryrevvd Oh yeah. I get angry just thinking about it. Bluetooth is the worst. Have you tried the lightning to… https://t.co/So7mmmgxjU"Dusky purple lilies flower in the river’s backwaters and the banks are lined with gnarled, flaking paperbarks, scr… https://t.co/2INIH4ILiN
6/22
2020
@RuthQuibell Lots of people lining up out the front of pubs in Sydney and hordes in shopping malls. No-one's distan… https://t.co/azouNzSSIi @darren_levin “Now you need mention it mate, yes, I do want to ruin my perfectly good coffee with sugar” said no one ever
6/21
2020
~ Now is the time to leave your $11 Aldi six-pack in the fridge and arrive early to drink at the venue. ~ https://t.co/wiJVjPvCNO @sleepingdingo @VesbarEspresso That’s my cafe! Yours too? @sleepingdingo 🤞 the bins were literally overflowing with disposables in Newtown last weekend @katiecunning @Caitlin_Welsh Ah, ok. Loads were and I was driving, so must have mixed it up. Fingers crossed. (What have you heard?)
6/20
2020
@Caitlin_Welsh How was it? 25 people seated, table service? @katiecunning @Caitlin_Welsh I think I saw it open tonight?Live music returns! @GuardianAus @stephharmon 🙌 https://t.co/yVAXyVM3k3
6/19
2020
@darren_levin Old bleisure snaps are OK though, right?Thank you for publishing me, @meanjin @GreenJ; @SatPaper @madconnaughton & @GuardianAus @stephharmonhttps://t.co/hZXrh2Ue3u
Retweeted by Kate HennessyI’m so thrilled, & two negronis down thanks to dear friends! Thank you so much @walkleys - & Geraldine Pascall for… https://t.co/8Z7FU6xtqv
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @A_Rose_W The "halfway through 2020" part though... 😱
6/18
2020
Tracey Emin has had a good lockdown https://t.co/pR8uOoiElj @_WhiteCube
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @NickEvershed It popped up again on another site tonight (not the Guardian) and I screenshotted it so... if you wan… https://t.co/UaAVcaG1Ei @LoCarmenMusic As if reading the news weren't awful enough! @jackcolwell_ Perfect summary. You've done in 6 words what I padded out to 95! @maddiepalmer @domalessio I'll let the mystery ride @AlyxG It’s all on you now Alyx 😝Has anyone else been getting that super gross earwax removal ad served on, like, every site they read, including Guardian?"Just when you think rock ’n’ roll is all re-heats and reruns, along come RVG to inject it with power and potency a… https://t.co/hygeqjLKMy
6/17
2020
Some good news! The Senate today passed my motion calling on the government to require streaming giants services l… https://t.co/S9mArSvAD1
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @richardvogt2019 they sure know how to pick a lucrative side hustle hey?so when did everyone in the melbourne music scene become a tarot reader? @lancerichardson Yeah. It's a bit rich to paraphrase his own question but then quote her answer as “All of those th… https://t.co/eZy9sqF1yk @lancerichardson What is "free-floating, Australian-inflected rage"?Feeling a bit nervous but mostly excited over here... 'cause @nakkiahlui @missmirandatap & I are abt to launch o… https://t.co/kdivnZxlLn
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6/15
2020
Theatres in NSW can reopen from July 1 but only with the 4 square metre social distancing rule in place. None of th… https://t.co/FYMyTkTd81
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @staffo_sez Sick, yes, and almost like it's been confected to appear retrograde/un-subbed? 'Aboriginals' isn't a ev… https://t.co/xsn01ze8h7
6/14
2020
I found out last year that my great grandfather, Harold Hunter, was a “blackbirder”. Records show that he took mob… https://t.co/pKSfoqLkqE
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6/13
2020
@vanOnselenP Guys in their 50s do not get a free pass to blame their 2020 viewpoints on their grade 8 history teach… https://t.co/jBdYtyDjTT
Retweeted by Kate HennessyCracker Jack ~ words fail but sanity prevails https://t.co/Al5kUMbuFq https://t.co/uX4gqdVGIH
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @ashleighbwilson Hope the onward journey is fulfilling, Ashleigh, look fwd to seeing where it takes you!nobody puts baby in the corner https://t.co/9GXp2afjB4 @meadea @staffo_sez @DebSpillane How many dogs are evolved to hunt birds, I wonder? A lot I'd say. Perhaps owners c… https://t.co/WxzegnqguC @staffo_sez @DebSpillane I'm a "please put your dog on a leash" vigilante too but you need to be prepped for confro… https://t.co/JbspTpTDdiWatching these chicks is as good a reason I can ever give you to keep your dog leashed walking along/above the high… https://t.co/ZUHg5J2hL2
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @staffo_sez I did the Urunga wetlands boardwalk yesterday which is very protected but there's an off-leash beach at… https://t.co/Hw4jUZOo87
6/12
2020
@Jo_Tovey Yay! It's truffle season there, too. Book all your meals in advance, btw, even pubs & cafes, and be aware… https://t.co/Wrz3O8XRrRThings like dropping Jonah From Tongah and Fawlty Towers are the distraction. It’s the kind of useless change compa… https://t.co/Ne2eOUjUTo
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @BernardZuel It must be so comforting for the families of the 437 Indigenous Australians who've died in custody sin… https://t.co/LgMCuAIzvGOr the packed out Port Macquarie cafe where I waited for my T/A coffee for 15 minutes & got to observe all kinds of… https://t.co/nwzmZbwtJiI have yet to see a single police officer in a mask. Protect and serve my ass. #DefundThePolice https://t.co/ITMsXmBaHd
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @RMBouton It’s the same with the protests here Rachel - no masks on police - also, protesters have been forced into confined indoor spaces. @MicahGoldwater @AlyxG Your ABC quote is spot on “like the stories we make up when we don't receive a reply to a te… https://t.co/FYcCRJ5l6i @MicahGoldwater @AlyxG Exactly! Spouting this stuff mimics the critical thinking ppl genuinely need to frame certai… https://t.co/TZHCGxtU8Q @NickHallworth Thx Nick!The conspiracy theory problem in Australia is huge. I’ve been travelling regionally since June 1 & even when I try… https://t.co/sropozwDMH
6/11
2020
Please join @RobynHitchcock and I tonight at 8pm Central Time / 9pm ET/ 6pm PT for our strange and occasionally del… https://t.co/QMF7vhYqcN
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @lancerichardson And x% annoying-sounding laughter. So much laughing! 😆🚫Goodnight to toppled statues ONLY.
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @bengroundwater I think it's become less invasive? Two friends have said so recently - one had a nasal swab only. @bengroundwater Seems reasonable to me! Antibody test might minimise need for multiple tests? Keen as!Bring them down. "These statues may be invisible but they are still here. With their beards, trouser bulges, barr… https://t.co/T4o1bVi7Db
6/10
2020
@AlyxG @oz_f I started an outdoor sunset club with other people in my apartment building. Weekly then fortnightly n… https://t.co/xqLrQs2uov
6/9
2020
Protesters (largely) wore masks; police (largely) didn’t. 14 days from now, let’s remember that if there’s any coronavirus transmission. @attentive Music “journalism” works too 🙃I've said it a few times over the years and often failed at it, but a good discursive practice is to always put "Australia" in quote marks …
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6/7
2020
The reason why the cops targeted Central Station? Because the people catching the train at Central are probably hea… https://t.co/6KRaqu8GES
Retweeted by Kate Hennessy @karaschlegl 4 sure. Happens all the time. There’s a 24 hour no curfew airport planned out West, you can’t tell me… https://t.co/RjaAC91kcmMore than 50,000 people showed up to today’s #Sydneyprotest in support of #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/taXSEQxHGP
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6/6
2020

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