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Honouring the mongrel

Aug 15, 2010 | Discuss

Honouring the mongrel

In a post a couple of days ago Craig San Roque described  Alice Springs as a “mongrel town”, a description that I suspect holds a mixture of affection and exasperation for him. The term came up again in Craig’s memorable introduction to a congress of the Australian Association of Group Psychotherapists  held in Alice Springs on the weekend: Alice Springs as a location is known also in Arrernte as Mbantua. It is a ‘mongrel’ town, a hybrid site of arrangements and derangeme...Read more