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Thursday, 27 February 2020

Sydney's Mardi Gras




For the last three weeks, Sydney has been awash with rainbows. Whether you participate or not, it has made the weekly shopping excursions a little more uplifting and the city feels a little kinder and more inclusive.




As I said earlier in an insta-post, if you are dealing with big emotions or fears, you only need to take one step at a time, in your own time but ALWAYS take PRIDE in yourself.















In the 21st century, it seems odd (and frankly depressing) to me that this is still a thing that even needs discussion any more than being left handed. However, not wanting to straight-splain being gay, I'll keep my mouth shut, and remind you there are allies everywhere and wish you all a Happy Mardi Gras!








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PS I know I'm technically cheating with the Elton John Laneway at The Grounds but it still works so....
PPS I know I've shared it before, but if you're wondering how to react to someone coming out to you, the end of this song nails it perfectly.











8 comments:

  1. What a grand, colorful celebration!

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  2. Definitely colorful!

    I'm so happy to see you at 'My Corner of the World' this week!

    My Corner of the World

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  3. I love all the flashy colors! So fun! The pole with all the lights is my favorite!

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  4. This is too cool! Such fun, and glittery and ONE BIG PARTY! You ROCK! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  5. It's certainly colourful, energetic and joyful, Lydia!
    Thank you for taking part in the "My Sunday Best" meme.

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  6. I'm a little bit confused about the connection between Mardi Gras and Gay Pride? Is there a connection? I'm not very clued up on either (as you can probably tell), sorry. Maybe it's just in Sydney that the two events coinside..? Either way, very cheerful colours x #GlobalBlogging

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  7. So much bright colour, a beautiful experience. Thanks for sharing with us at #globalblogging

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