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cosmopolitan or multicultural

One thing I always liked about Melbourne was how multicultural it was and how far it had come in this regard to when I first arrived there in about 1969. So it was a bit of a culture shock to step back in time by arriving in Sydney. Here are a few things that have . . . → Read More: cosmopolitan or multicultural

Segregation

Maybe it is the fact that Sydney if full of complicated geography creating lots of little enclaves, but I always feel that the segregation here is stronger than in other Australian cities. In Sydney multiculturalism means lots of segregated and isolated cultures. Here there is such a feeling of societies under siege manning the . . . → Read More: Segregation

cosmopolitan or multicultural

A man at my work pointed out that the difference between Sydney and Melbourne is that Sydney is Cosmopolitan and Melbourne is Multicultural. I think that there is a fair modicum of truth in this. The problem for Sydneysiders is that I am Multicultural.