Damian Marley – Patience lyrics

Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, yonkontê
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, kiye ni kêra môgô
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, yonkontê
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, kagni ni kêra môgô
Some of the smartest dummies
Can’t read the language of Egyptian mummies
An’ a fly go a moon
And can’t find food for the starving tummies
Pay no mind to the youths
Cause it’s not like the future depends on it
But save the animals in the zoo
Cause the chimpanzee dem a make big money
This is how the media pillages
On the TV the picture is savages in villages
And the scientist still can’t explain the pyramids, huh
Evangelists making a living on the videos of ribs
Of the little kids, stereotyping the image of the images
And this is what the image is, you buy a khaki pants
And all of a sudden you say a Indiana Jones
An’ a thief out gold and thief out the scrolls
And even the buried bones
Some of the worst paparazzis I’ve ever seen and I ever known
Put the worst on display so the world can see
And that’s all they will ever show so the ones in the west
Will never move east and feel like they could be at home
Dem get tricked by the beast
But a where dem ago flee when the monster is fully grown? Throw salt over your shoulders
Make a wish for the day
‘Cause like somebody got a doll of me
Stickin’ needles in my arteries but I can’t feel it
Sometimes it’s like ‘pardon me
But I got a real big spirit’, I’m fearless, I’m fearless
Don’t you try and grab hold of my soul
It’s like a military soldier since seven years old
I held real dead bodies in my arms
Felt their body turn cold, oh
Why we born in the first place
If this is how we gotta go? Can you milk cows, even though you drive cars
Huh, can you survive, against all odds, now? And what kind of spell is mankind under? We growing wiser, are we just growing tall? Solomonic linage whe dem still can’t defeat
And them coulda never clone, my spiritual DNA
That print in my soul and I will forever own Lord
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, yonkontê
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, kiye ni kêra môgô
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, yonkontê
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, kagni ni kêra môgô
Huh, we born not knowing, are we born knowing all? Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, yonkontê
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, kiye ni kêra môgô
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, yonkontê
Sabali, Sabali, Sabali, kagni ni kêra môgô
Who wrote the Bible, who wrote the Qur’an? Huh, can you predict the future, can you see storms, coming? Everything on the planet we preserve and can it
Microwaved it and try it
No matter what we’ll survive it
What’s hu, what’s man, what’s human? Anything along the land we consuming
Eatin’, deletin’, ruin, trying to get paper
Gotta have land, gotta have acres
So I can sit back like Jack Nicholson
Watch niggas play the game like the lakers
In a world full of 52 fakers
Gypsies, seances, mystical prayers
You superstitious? Damn Can you read thoughts, can you read palms? Damn
Who made up words, who made up numbers? And was it a lightning storm
That gave birth to the earth
And then dinosaurs were born? The earth was flat if you went too far you would fall off
Now the earth is round if the shape change again
Everybody woulda start laugh
The average man can’t prove of most of the things
That he chooses to speak of
And still won’t research
And find out the root of the truth that you seek of
Scholars teach in Universities
And claim that they’re smart and cunning
Tell them find a cure when we sneeze
And that’s when their nose start running
And the rich get stitched up, when we get cut
Man a heal dem broken bones in the bush with the wed mud
Can you read signs, can you read stars? Can you make peace, can you fight war?

Bryson Tiller – Finesse Lyrics

[Intro]
Yeah, wow
They not ready for my new shit
Yeah
[Verse 1]
I want my baby to have your eyes
I’m going against my own advice
Should I do New York? I can’t decide
Fashion week is more your thing than mine
I can’t even lie, I’d rather stay inside
I can’t do suit and tie
Can’t be in a room with you and stand on different sides
One thing at a time
I have to learn to hide
One thing at a time
Emotions running high
I wish you felt alright
[Pre-Chorus]
Just hitting my line
All the time, all the time, all oooo–
You stay on my mind
All the time, all the time (oooo)
[Chorus]
It takes some finesse
I seen you finesse
He can’t know finesse
You stay on my mind
[Verse 2]
You and your sister
Too hot to handle
Things would get cancelled
I would make time for you
Commitment
Going the distance
I’m new to all of this
[Chorus]
It takes some finesse
I seen you finesse
He can’t know finesse
You stay on my mind
[Outro]
You stay on my mind (stay)
Stay on my mind
Baby you stay on
Baby you stay on
Baby you stay on
You stay on
Baby you stay
On my mind, stay on my mind
On my mind, stay on my mind
You st–
On my mind, stay on my mind

LANY – Thick and Thin Lyrics

I was your best friend, yeah
Remember when you said
[Pre-Chorus 2]
You could see your whole life with me baby
Now you got me thinking that I’m crazy
Cause you’re…
[Chorus 2]
Out the door
Just one mistake
You say you’re not in love no more
But was it really love
If you can leave me for
Something so innocent
Is this the end? Thought you’d be there through thick and thin
[Verse 2]
Can’t sleep, can’t eat
My mind’s a mess
What are you thinking? Thought you’d be there through thick and thin
[Outro]
Said you’d be there for me through everything
Said that you’d have my back with anything
Said you’d be there for me through everything
Said that you’d have my back with anything [Verse 1]
Late night
Your eyes fell to the floor
I’m trying to make sense
But you’re losing your patience
Hands talk, won’t stop
We go to war
In the heat of the moment
You think that we’re broken
[Pre-Chorus 1]
I could see my whole life with you baby
Now you got me thinking that I’m crazy
Cause you’re…
[Chorus 1]
Out the door
Just one mistake
You say you’re not in love no more
But was it really love
If you can leave me for
Something so innocent
Is this the end? Thought you’d be there through thick and thin
Out the door
Just one mistake
You say you’re not in love no more
But was it really love
If you can leave me for
Something so innocent
Is this the end? Thought you’d be there through thick and thin
Thought you’d be there through thick and thin
Thought you’d be there through thick and thin
Thought you’d be there through thick and thin
[Bridge]
Said you’d be there for me through everything
Said that you’d have my back with anything
Said you’d be there for me through everything
Said that you’d have my back with anything
[Chorus 3]
Now you’re out the door
Just one mistake
You say you’re not in love no more
But was it really love
If you can leave me for
Something so innocent
Is this the end? You were happy last weekend
All the good times
How’d you forget?

Charli XCX – Over You Lyrics

I’m so over you
Promise, baby, that you will never forget me
[Verse 2]
Breaking down the doors, I’m invincible
See if you could stop me now
Super heroine, no doubt
Treating me like I was invisible
Thought that you could shut my mouth
But now I’m gonna burn you out
[Chorus]
I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, are you over me? I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, will you ever regret me? I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, will you ever regret me? I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, are you over me? I’m so over you
Promise, baby, that you will never forget me
[Bridge]
I want to get out of here
I want to get out of here
We’re breaking up, I’m breaking down (Woah-oh-oh)
I want to get out of here
I want to get out of here
I’m moving on, we’re over now, over now (Oh!)
[Chorus]
I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, are you over me? [Verse 1]
Just a little girl on a TV screen
Stuck inside a silver cage
Body tangled up in chains
Looking for the light in the misery
Trapped behind the windowpane
Everyday I feel the same
Close to giving up, giving everything
Struggling for air, I’m blue
Fucking with my head, confused
Sick and tired of drinking your sympathy
Fighting back, not gonna lose
It’s true, I’m through, flying with you
[Chorus]
I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, are you over me? I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, are you over me? I’m so over you
Promise, baby, that you will never forget me I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, are you over me? I’m so over you
Tell me, baby, will you ever regret me?

Lana Del Rey – Will You Still Love Me lyrics

Will you still love me when I got nothing but my aching soul? Will you still love me when I’ve got nothing but my aching soul? I know you will, I know you will
I know that you will
Will you still love me when I’m no longer beautiful? Dear Lord, when I get to heaven
Please let me bring my man
When he comes tell me that you’ll let him
Father tell me that you can
Oh that grace, oh that body
Oh that face makes me wanna party
He’s my sun, he makes shine like diamonds
Will you still love me when I’m no longer young and beautiful? I know you will, I know you will
I know that you will
Will you still love me when I’m no longer beautiful
Will you still love me when I’m no longer beautiful
Will you still love me when I’m not young and beautiful Hot summer nights, mid July
When you and I were forever wild
The crazy days, city lights
The way you’d play with me like a child
Will you still love me when I’m no longer young and beautiful? I’ve seen the world
Done it all
Had my cake now
Diamonds, brilliant and Bel-Air now. I know you will, I know you will
I know that you will
Will you still love me when I’m no longer beautiful? Will you still love me when I’ve got nothing but my aching soul? I’ve seen the world
Lit it up
As my stage now
Chanelling angels in
The new age now
Hot summer days, rock and roll
The way you’d play for me at your show
And all the ways I got to know
Your pretty face and electric soul
Will you still love me when I’m no longer young and beautiful?

Yung Bans – Raf Ricky Lyrics

[Intro]
Yeah
Plug
Hmm, yeah, ayy, Bans
Hmm, ayy
Ayy, money so long, hmm
Money so long
[Chorus]
Ayy, drippin’ all this Raf Ricky
Too much designer on me, I’m sticky, huh
Diamonds on my neck, they glisten
Fake ass [?], ayy
Blood in my eyes, I’m seein’ red
Money so long just like a thread
1OF1, bird gang, we gettin’ bread
[?], the sauce gon’ spread
[Verse 1]
On a Perc, got me itchin’ and scratchin’
Just enough money, they think I do magic
Got a bad lil’ bitch, she don’t come with no baggage (Plug)
Tryna front on ’em kids, turn to a savage
I’m really ’bout action, these niggas be rappin’, these niggas be cappin’
I ship and I bag it, I bag it, I ship it, I stack it and flip it
I’m runnin’ through money, I ran with your bitch
Yeah, havin’, not braggin’, want it and I’m cashin’
Street just pulled up in a all black Aston
Say you gettin’ money, I’m gettin’ it, now your shit look past tense
Bring your bitch back from the Bach and the bank
And skrt like a motherfuckin’ ad-lib
Havin’ too much sauce, I don’t need no plate
Say I’m talkin’ shit but I [?]
Got a hundred different hoes like [?]
Been fuckin’ all day, nigga need to cut back
Shorty ass so fat, sit down, see a crack
Just made a hundred thous of the pounds of the deal
Put it lit anytime, ridin’ round with a Mac
Get some more neck, shit look like glass
[Chorus]
Ayy, drippin’ all this Raf Ricky
Too much designer on me, I’m sticky, huh (Plug)
Diamonds on my neck, they glisten
Fake ass [?], ayy
Blood in my eyes, I’m seein’ red
Money so long just like a thread
1OF1, bird gang, we gettin’ bread
[?], the sauce gon’ spread
Drippin’ all this Raf Ricky
Too much designer on me, I’m sticky, huh
Diamonds on my neck, they glisten
Fake ass [?], ayy
Blood in my eyes, I’m seein’ red
Money so long just like a thread
1OF1, bird gang, we gettin’ bread
[?], the sauce gon’ spread
[Outro]
Plug

JoJo – When Love Hurts (Demo) Lyrics

[Intro]
When love hurts, baby
Yeah, that’s how you know it’s real
When love hurts, yeah that’s how you know it
Yeah that’s how you know it’s real
[Verse 1]
It’s like we speak a different language
These double-sided conversations set me up
Keep dodging bullets in the bedroom
But neither one will ever say we’ve had enough
[Pre-Chorus]
Help, I can’t tell if we’re ending
Until we break down, say it now, we’re through
All you do
[Chorus]
When love hurts, baby
Yeah, that’s how you know it’s real
When love hurts, yeah that’s how you know it
Yeah that’s how you know
When love hurts, baby
Yeah, that’s how you know it’s real
When love hurts, yeah that’s how you know it
Yeah that’s how you know it’s real
[Post-Chorus]
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
[Verse 2]
Those signs went through me like a freight train
You’re getting off testing my patience ’til it’s gone
But then again, I do the same thing
And neither one will ever say we’ve had enough
[Pre-Chorus]
Help, I can’t tell if we’re bending
Until we break down, say it now, we’re through
All you do (oh all you do)
[Chorus]
When love hurts, baby
Yeah, that’s how you know it’s real
When love hurts, yeah that’s how you know it
Yeah that’s how you know
When love hurts, baby
Yeah, that’s how you know it’s real (that’s how you know it’s real)
When love hurts, yeah that’s how you know it
Yeah that’s how you know it’s real
[Post-Chorus]
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Yeah that’s how you know it’s real)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Yeah that’s how you know it’s real)
[Outro]
And that’s how you know it’s real
Oh and I know it’s real

Future – Take You Back Lyrics

[Chorus]
I know I said what I said, but that ain’t what I mean
I’ll take you back, I’ll take you back
I know I said I was done, but that ain’t what I mean
But I’ll take you back, I’ll take you back
I’ll take you back, back, back
I’ll take you back (mmm, mmm, mmm)
I’ll take you back, back, back, oh yeah
I’ll take you back
Back, back, back, b-b-back, back, back, back, back, back
All night
[Break]
Back, back, back, back
All night
Back, back, b-back, back, back
All night
Back, back, back, back
Take you back in the morning-ing-ing-ing
Back, back, b-back, back, back
All night
[Verse 1]
I know you wanna be some (be some)
I don’t mind it, girl, I don’t mind it (I don’t mind it)
Girl, I never can deny you (deny you), I will never try to fight you (fight you)
Why try it, girl? I done tried it (all night)
[Refrain]
Bottom line, line, line, bottom line
You’re the finest, girl, you’re the finest (all night)
Bottom line, line, line, bottom line, line
You’re always mine, mine, mine, always mine
[Chorus]
I know I said what I said, but that ain’t what I mean
I’ll take you back, I’ll take you back
I know I said I was done, but that ain’t what I mean
But I’ll take you back, I’ll take you back
I’ll take you back, back, back
I’ll take you back (mmm, mmm, mmm)
I’ll take you back, back, back, oh yeah
I’ll take you back
Back, back, back, b-b-back, back, back, back, back, back
All night
[Verse 2]
Wasn’t tryna control you (control)
I’m just tryin’ to feel your loyalty (your loyalty)
Never wanted to destroy you (destroy you)
I did everything because of you (because of you)
You can love me, girl, it’s all you (all you)
You’ll still be the one to fall through
[Refrain]
Bottom line, line, line, bottom line (bottom line)
You’re the finest, girl, you’re the finest (all night)
Bottom line, line, line, bottom line, line (bottom line)
You’re always mine, mine, mine, always mine
[Chorus]
I know I said what I said, but that ain’t what I mean
I’ll take you back, I’ll take you back
I know I said I was done, but that ain’t what I mean
But I’ll take you back, I’ll take you back
I’ll take you back, back, back
I’ll take you back (mmm, mmm, mmm)
I’ll take you back, back, back, oh yeah
I’ll take you back
Back, back, back, b-b-back, back, back, back, back, back
All night
[Break]
Back, back, back, back
All night
Back, back, b-back, back, back
I’ll take you
All night
Back, back, back, back
Take you back in the morning-ing-ing-ing
Back, back, b-back, back, back
All night
[Outro]
I was wrong
Now you’re gone
I was wrong
Now you’re gone [Intro]
My love
My love
All night
I’ve been drunk and confused
All night
Wishin’ I never made rules
All night
I’m so tired of bein’ a fool
All night
What should I do?

G-Eazy – Rewind Lyrics

[Intro]
Hitmaka
[Chorus: Anthony Russo & G-Eazy]
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind
We might have to rewind (ohh)
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind (uh)
We might have to rewind (yeah)
[Verse 1: G-Eazy]
Good vibes only
Can’t be held back for nothing, no ties on me
I’m tryna be as big as Pac, all eyes on me
And why you sayin’ we’re together? You’re just my homie, fall back
Be kind and rewind
Let’s backtrack, I need time
I need some good weed and me time
I hit you with peace sign, no cat, no feline
I say how I feel, I might have to resign
And quit this, you so suspicious
Made you the one, you still trippin’ off bitches
If this was ’06 I’d go bag with the quickness
It’s time to admit this ain’t work out, no fitness like (yeah)
[Chorus: Anthony Russo & G-Eazy]
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind
We might have to rewind (ohh)
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind (yeah)
We might have to rewind (yeah)
[Verse 2: G-Eazy]
Every single night she wants some more of me (ayy)
I’ma have to curve with some authority (ayy)
Bringin’ hella drama you ignoring me
Know what’s good only if I invited you cordially (ayy)
Plus you always mad for the majority
Of the time we spend together, that ain’t how it’s supposed to be
Once you got close with me, you kept on tryna pose with me
Post it on the gram, you just tryna flex socially (ayy)
It’s a vibe, be careful it’s a lie
Always strapped, she might shoot a bullet in a vibe
And lately it’s been feelin’ like it happens every time
You fuckin’ up my high, shit I might have to rewind like
[Chorus: Anthony Russo & G-Eazy]
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line (yeah)
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind
We might have to rewind
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind
We might have to rewind
[Bridge: Anthony Russo, G-Eazy & Both]
You make time (you make time)
For what you like (what you like, yeah)
You switched sides (haa-aa-aaa-aa) (uh, ayy)
Gotta free myself
You say you don’t need my help
Say she wanna be selfish
You can do it by yourself
[Chorus: Anthony Russo & G-Eazy]
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line (I can’t)
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind
We might have to rewind
I can’t take you blowin’ up my line
Fuckin’ up my vibe every night
Look at this back and forth shit
We might have to rewind
We might have to rewind

Vietnamese community’s ‘great sense of gratitude’ fuels desire to give back

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Experience as a refugee behind desire to ‘give back’Traumatic stories like his are not unusual among Australia’s Vietnamese community, and it has bred a sense of sympathy and understanding for other refugees.Mr Do’s son, Andrew, is vice-president of the Vietnamese Community in Australia, a group that has raised around $2 million for various charities in the past 10 years.This year, their goal is to raise $100,000 for the Australia for UNHCR’s Rohingya emergency appeal.After just one event — a concert at the Collingwood Town Hall — their tally was $88,000.”A lot of the Vietnamese businesses and the community in general were feeling very generous that night,” Andrew Do said.He hopes a walkathon and cultural festival in Melbourne’s Princes Park this Saturday will see them surpass their target.”Many people in the Vietnamese community have first-hand knowledge of what it means to be a refugee. No compass, no food. We were exhausted, scared, desperate and lost.”And then a wild storm whipped up waves as tall as buildings that towered over the dangerously overcrowded boat.”We were at the mercy of God,” Mr Do said.”With Thai pirates they can terrorise you, they can make you hurt, but they can’t kill everyone, but with a storm, if the storm broke the boat then we all die.”After six nights at sea they finally arrived at Malaysia’s Pulau Bidong, a previously uninhabited island which by April 1981 was home to thousands of refugees.As they reached the beach, starving, dehydrated and thoroughly relieved, the group — more than half of whom were women and children — barely had the energy to walk.”It’s like a miracle that we survived and we got through that,” Mr Do said. But on the third night the journey’s horror story began.”The Thai pirates attacked us three times and so basically they took everything,” Mr Do said.”After the third pirate attack, we had nothing. Tens of thousands live in flimsy shelters at risk of landslides and flooding in the monsoon season.Event a chance to unite all minority groupsBut more than just raising money, this weekend’s event hopes to unite some of Melbourne’s other refugee populations. Photo:
Hanh Do (second from left) and his wife Lien (centre) at the Pulau Bidong refugee camp in Malaysia in 1981. Mr Do, who was born in Australia, said the Vietnamese community was now hailed as a role model for other migrant communities — but it wasn’t always the case.”For us we can use a lot of that experience that we’ve had, a lot of that knowledge that we’ve gained from being here for 40 years, to really help other communities who are just recently migrating to Australia and making their journey a lot easier,” he said.”It’s not just about making our community strong and making our people well-represented, but it’s also about making sure that other communities who are facing the same difficulties and same journeys that we did when we were settling in to Australia, that we do what we can to make that journey a little bit easier for them.”

Photo:
Hanh Do (far right) sits in front of his wife Lien at Malaysia’s Sungai Besi transit camp in 1981. We know how it feels to flee your home country in fear of violence and persecution.”I think it’s a Vietnamese cultural thing that we feel a great sense of gratitude and also responsibility to give back.”
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About 720,000 Rohingya refugees are currently sheltering in Bangladesh after fleeing outbreaks of extreme violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in August last year. “We wanted to invite all these different communities together … If there’s one thing Hanh Do feared more than the pirates who terrorised refugees fleeing post-war Vietnam, it was the violent storms that threatened to smash his fragile boat to pieces.In 1981, with his wife and brother-in-law by his side, Mr Do crammed into an 11-metre vessel alongside 53 other refugees headed for Malaysia.The first two days were smooth sailing; a time to reflect with deep sadness at having to leave their homeland and families forever. Drinks were limited to one cup per person per day. (Supplied: Hanh Do)
He said the event was also a chance to spread a message of solidarity among migrant communities.”There’s been a lot of, I guess, media about African gangs and targeting specific minority communities, and that happened to our community decades ago. and show that if we work together, we are stronger together.” Together with the Eritrean, Jewish, Burmese and Rohingya communities, the walkathon will be a show of solidarity for all minority groups.
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That’s my cue to grab the camera.”

Penguin the magpie The Bloom clan of Newport, NSW say they never expected an abandoned magpie chick they took in more than a year ago would become a permanent member of the family. (Supplied: Dee Hartin)
“I know when Tylah is outside the gate because Maggie is making sounds and flies down from the tree, or the gate, and just follows him up and down the footpath for anything up to an hour.”Ms Hartin said a year ago when the game first began she explained to Tylah that magpies recognise and remember faces.”At first Tylah was like ‘oh my god’, because he’d heard a lot of bad stories about magpies swooping people and giving them injuries,” Ms Hartin said.”We explained that sometimes magpies do swoop and not to react too much and that’s what [Tylah] has done, he just goes about his little joyride.”We’ve tried to make him be not too frightened of the bird.”I think the magpie really enjoys the activity and sometimes it’s just flying along beside him as he’s riding up the footpath. Photo:
Maggie the magpie takes aim at, but doesn’t hit, Tylah. (Supplied: Dee Hartin)
“They can play hide and seek, so playing games is very much second nature.”Professor Kaplan said magpies form relationships with people in the same way that dogs do.She said the bird can even learn names.”It may well be possible that the bird will learn to call Tylah because (magpies) are very good mimics of human voices,” Professor Kaplan said.”The wonderful part of this is that when [the bird] knows people are friendly to them they will remember and they are friendly to them forever more.” Each day when nine-year-old Tylah Hartin leaves the house it is game on with a local magpie, but in their case it is year-round and very much playtime.’Maggie’ waits by the fence, regular as clockwork.In what might look like a dangerous game, Tylah has never been touched by Maggie.”It’s just kinda really playing with me,” Tylah said.The game is ‘the swooping game’ and it happens every time the boy leaves the house on his scooter or bike and continues all the way to the end of the street.There the bird waits for Tylah’s return and on the leg home it happens all over again.Tylah talks with the bird — “I say ‘what are ya doing Maggie?'”In return, Maggie sings back to Tylah and takes another dive.It is not just because it is breeding season right now, the time when magpies traditionally protect their nests and young.”All year ’round, he just has a go,” Tylah said. Photo:
Tylah’s family taught him to not be scared of magpies, even when it began diving at him. (Supplied: Dee Hartin )
He said he sometimes gets annoyed with Maggie, but would miss it if the bird stopped.”He’s my best buddy,” he said.Magpies recognise facesTylah’s grandmother Dee Hartin has captured the game on camera. It comes awfully close to him and his head, but it doesn’t actually hit him,” Ms Hartin said. “It’s quite funny to watch because it doesn’t hurt Tylah, ever. Photo:
Nine-year-old Tylah tells Maggie it’s game over and time to go home. Professor Gisela Kaplan, who has been studying magpie behaviour for 25 years, is delighted by the story of Tylah and the magpie.”Magpies do form life-long friendships with people,” Professor Kaplan said.The author of Australian Magpie and professor of animal behaviour at the University of New England said playing games is in their nature.”Swooping is an activity that only happens around breeding time,” she said.”The kind of flying activity of the experience with Tylah is very obviously a game.”Magpies have the intelligence of a five year old child when it comes to game playing.
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Bakery manager Sherri Grogan and employee Tamika Sutcliffe check pies during a busy lunchtime at Corryong.

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Year 12 student, Lachlan Dover, is eager to take on an apprenticeship with the Walwa mechanics without having to travel far from his hometown. (ABC Goulburn Murray: Erin Somerville)
“It’s really hard as young people trying to find jobs, so having this opportunity, you just cover everything,” he said.”It’s great, just having the skills I have at this age is really handy for anything.”Growing sustainable regionsCNC coordinator, Sara Jenkins, said the economic and social impacts were already showing, and slowly helping curb an exodus trend facing the town.”If you don’t get what you need here, you have to leave, and that’s been the reality for many years,” she said.”Almost 90 per cent of kids who finish school leave immediately.”The Upper Murray Innovation Foundation (UMIF) has also been established as part of the Community Foundation branch of CNC activities. (ABC Goulburn Murray: Erin Somerville)
The lack of jobs in Corryong meant she had to move to nearby Albury-Wodonga for more than a decade to carry on with her career.But that’s now changing.”I always wanted to come home, so to have this opportunity allowed me to come home,” she said.”They were able to create an opportunity that for all us younger people and older people to all have work and live where we all grew up.”The bakery was able to contribute more than $83,000 to CNC operations in its first two years of trading.Enterprise expands into neighbouring communityThe bakery’s success has allowed CNC to turn its attention to the neighbouring town of Walwa, home to just 300 people, to establish the Upper Murray Rural Service social enterprise.With the help of funds from the William Buckland Foundation and Social Enterprise Australia, the business is now operating, and means locals don’t have to travel out of the region to access mechanical repair services.It also means jobs and training opportunities are available where they were not before.Administration support staff have been transferred from the bakery to help run operations in Walwa, qualified mechanics are being recruited, and VCAL students from the nearby Corryong College are getting hands-on experience.Year 12 student, Lachlan Dover, has just signed up as the first apprentice, and is happy about being able to study and work close to home, which is particularly important for younger locals with the remote region not being connected by public transport options. (ABC Goulburn Murray: Erin Somerville)
UMIF’s purpose is to provide facilities, funding, and assistance for the provision of learning and skills development for people in need of direct support to find their way back to integration into the community.Ms Jenkins said it was vital for the community to provide as much support and opportunity as possible for those wanting to stay in the region in a bid to help keep the area sustainable.”If we can get one or two more every single year committed to staying in the Upper Murray, that’s a huge win for the area.” Photo:
Kez Miller enjoyed her time at the community bakery, and was able to transfer the skills she learnt into another local job. A small rural town in north-east Victoria is turning to social enterprises to create new jobs and prevent locals from having to leave in search of employment opportunities.It has so far created more than a dozen jobs, and shows no sign of slowing down.The Upper Murray Community Bakery launched in Corryong in 2015, and so far the program has helped many locals land full-time employment, while some have even returned to their hometown from major cities and overseas to work there.The social enterprise opportunities are now expanding, with a mechanical repair shop being opened in nearby Walwa.Residents believe the success is something other regional and rural areas, which are struggling to create job opportunities and retain populations, could take advantage of.Baking opportunity It’s been more than three years since the Corryong Neighbourhood Centre (CNC) leased the town’s bakery and turned it into a social enterprise, in a bid to help build employment and training opportunities in the town.The bakery is thriving, having built on sales by 21 per cent over the past financial year, and creating 16 jobs.Local residents such as Tamika Sutcliffe have snapped up the opportunities on offer, as she was able to return to her hometown of Corryong after years of working away.It also means she can further her business management education while working — an opportunity that can be hard to find in a rural town of fewer than 2,000 people.”I struggled to find employment when I first came home and then the bakery came up so I came here,” she said.The bakery is intended to upskill its employees, before encouraging them to take their knowledge to create or join other local businesses.Corryong resident, Kez Miller, is another local who has seized the opportunities on offer at the local social enterprise. Photo:
Administration team member Amanda Sibbison, Corryong Neighbourhood Centre’s Sara Jenkins, and mechanic Paul Jenkins at the new mechanical repair workshop at Walwa.

Is there life on Mars? Adelaide students set to interview astronaut

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“This event brings a wide variety of students, parents and the wider community together to celebrate some of the greatest of human achievements.”She said she hoped the interview would potentially create a career pathway for some of the students, or at least show them what kind of career they could strive for.”The value in all girls having the opportunity to participate in this exciting opportunity is the way it has encouraged them to get involved in a really unusual occasion,” she said.”After all, how many people have spoken to an astronaut in space? What’s it like to live in space? What do they eat? (Supplied: NASA)
Principal Rebecca Clarke said the opportunity was all about showing the students what career options were possible and promote female involvement in STEM careers.She said it also helped showcase one of the greatest achievements of humankind: travelling through space.”We are always seeking innovative ways to engage our students, to raise our students sights and show what is possible,” she said.”We recognise that women are under-represented in STEM careers and this link to the International Space Station is a great way to bring all those fields together in an inspiring, creative way. Photo:
Adelaide Year 10 student Hannah Ewart who is one of the lucky students who get the chance to interview a NASA astronaut. “Those students may never pursue a STEM career but simply because they took up the opportunity to participate in a school competition they had the chance to do something truly out of this world.”Space interview will have ‘lasting impact’Ms Clarke said the school wanted to build on its success with its space camp in 2017 and the opportunity to interview a NASA astronaut was extremely rare for a school in Adelaide.”After the success of the space camp last year, we’re thrilled to be able to offer this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to our students, which we anticipate will have a lasting impact,” she said. How do astronauts handle illness? (Supplied)
The group of 12 students were selected through a competition, and the school will also showcase a range of activities prior to the interview, including virtual reality goggles that allow people to see what it’s like to walk through the International Space Station, a mock planetarium, a space suit and 3D printing. Key points:Adelaide students to cross live to the International Space StationThey will interview NASA astronaut Richard ArnoldLive cross all about promoting STEM careers for female students
These are just some of the questions that a group of Adelaide students might ask tonight when they cross live to the International Space Station (ISS).The Year 12 Walford Anglican School for Girls students will interview NASA astronaut Richard Arnold, with the rare moment to be broadcast live to the world.It follows the school’s inaugural Walford Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Space Camp Tour, where students visited NASA in Alabama in April last year.Teaching STEM in an ‘inspiring, creative way’

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The students will take part in a live cross interview with the International Space Station.