Viewing entries posted in April 2014

What's in a Name? Surname Tradition in Turkey

Posted by Anne Macindoe on 5 April 2014

123rf14965696s *Surname Tradition in Turkey* Name analysis is a valuable method of evaluating cultural origin and most of us will consciously or sub-consciously wonder about the origin of an unusual name.  But sometimes we find that the centuries-old tradition of using family names has a relatively short history.  Like in the case of Turkish names. Turkey features an...

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Our Sporting Multi-Culture

Posted by Anne Macindoe on 5 April 2014

123rf22540891s   *Howzat for Cricket?* One of Australia’s most popular sports, Cricket can certainly draw a crowd.  The Boxing Day test consistently achieves sell-out status at the immense MCG arena.  While other sports enjoy an annual day in the sun too, Australian cricket is unique in its level of interest, match attendance and sport participation.  That’s interesting because shifting...

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A Cultural Melting Pot Called Easter

Posted by Anne Macindoe on 5 April 2014

123rf12931600s Multicultural Australia is about to embrace the humble egg.  Depending on cultural origin, boiled, painted, chocolate and, even bejewelled eggs are the order of the day.  It is, of course, the Christian Easter festival. Heralded by Shrove Tuesday is 40 days of prayer, fasting and self-denial.  This time of year on the Christian calendar is actually...

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