That is pretty sad. How were you attacked like this?
Spend enough time in northern Australia and it happens so often it becomes normal.I have lived in,worked in and travelled around Northern Queensland and central Queensland,NSW,Northern Territory and Western Australia over the last 30 years and it is part of life.Living in a mining town on Cape York in far north Queensland was the worst example of hatred not only against whites but between Abroginal communities themselves.Horrific stuff that you just can't talk about in todays society because nobody wants to recognise it.I was taken to hospital in Cairns one time after being attacked for no reason in downtown Cairns only then to be attacked again in the Emergency Room,for no other reason than being white.It was way worse in the '80s but it still happens and people are so concerned about being called racist that nobody wants to talk about it.
I could go on and on and on with examples of incidents that have happened to me,to my friends or to random people I have helped after they were attacked but again,mention any of this stuff now and you are a racist.The most recent was last year in Cairns during Ironman week.I checked in to my hotel on the esplanade on the same block I used to live on.Off I go around the corner to the IGA to buy food and it took one block for the old times to come back.There in the gutter in the middle of the day was an aboriginal guy out cold with blood coming out of his head.I immediately though " Oh shit here we go again" as I debated if I should help.Thing is,if you do try to help it is seen as getting into people business and you end up abused,or worse and that is what happened.As soon as I approached the guy to see if he was still alive the abuse from the apartment block on the street started and two aboriginal women came out and told me to "Fuck off you white cunt,he deserves to be there". I stood there for a few seconds as the second wave of abuse flew my way as more people came out of their ground floor flat and confronted me.I then just walked away from the whole scene.There was no point even trying to reason with them.I left that guy out cold while those people,hurled abuse at me instead of trying to help the poor bastard bleeding in the gutter.
The week before Challenge Cairns back in 2011 I was again on the esplanade where the run course is and a group of black guys from the local mission were,in broad daylight,in front of all the tourists,pissing on the public barbeques(right on the cooking surfaces) yelling "Get the fuck out of our country you white cunts!" to everyone standing around. You are not allowed to talk about it though and I am sure I will get shit right here for even mentioning all of this.
It is so normal that it hardly registers anymore and while not as violent the situation isn't much different in Asia. Hell,in a tweet in March the Health Minister of Thailand blamed the spread of Corona Virus on "Western tourists who are dirty and don't shower".(the term Farang is a derogatory term used to describe white people,much like Gaijin in Japan and Gweilo in Hong Kong) https://coconuts.co/...lth-minister-tweets/