It’s nearly been a year since I moved for a semester abroad to this wonderful city, and with my nostalgia I want to share with you the top 10 reasons why you should take the opportunity to travel there. If you’ve already thought about going then this post is to give you the final push, if you haven’t then this post is to convince you, you should.
by Alix Barré
When I moved to Sydney last winter, I wanted to use it as an opportunity to learn more about the Aboriginals in Australia. It is a topic in Europe that we never hear about in depth and I was interested to know if it would be similar to what happened with the Native Indians in the United-States. The first thing I found out pleasantly surprised me, and that was that the government actually apologised to the Aboriginals.
A couple of days ago, I learned about something called the Lingerie League. Now, because I honestly hope that you don’t know what it is, I’ll explain.
It’s tackle football (or what Americans think football is, then simplified, with no field goals or punts), played by women, 7 on 7, in very specific uniforms. They consist of what you’d expect on an NFL field – shoulder pads, elbow pads, knee pads, garters, bras, and panties. You heard right garters, bras, and panties. I didn’t mix sports uniforms up with strip club uniforms, they just seemed to have magically combined to create the most degrading thing ever. To both women and sports.