The final Atlantis Space Shuttle Mission countdown is over. Atlantis has left Cape Canaveral to rendezvous in orbit with the space station above the earth for the final time. “Let’s light this fire one more time, Mike, and witness this great nation at its best,” said Christopher Ferguson, Atlantis commander, to launch director Mike Leinbach just before the lift-off of STS-135, 8 July 2011.
Although an aim of art, over the centuries, has been illumination, some people have been so blinded by the light that they remain unable to see.
Do the protagonists on television’s real estate renovating reality show, The Block at Melbourne in 2011 face a renovating nightmare, or a restoration delight?
Piper Perabo, aka Annie (Anne Catherine) Walker is a leap before you look kind of career cover girl, who is also under cover clandestinely involved in Covert Affairs.
An evening of traditional elegance, say at the White House or Government House Australia, still requires a perfection of planning and wise organisation so that it appears not to be contrived at all.
From the earliest times gardens were associated with shade, running water; fragrance and fresh produce and therefore represented peace and prosperity. Each visit to a garden is a unique experience because its plants, ornaments, views and garden buildings appear in a sequence that can never exactly be repeated ever again….
The city of Rome came into being when the seven hill towns became one to drain the valley floor and improve their collective future.
With its new product iCloud Apple, ever market innovators, have come up with a simple way to store all that is important up there in the clouds so its accessible wherever we are and importantly, from whatever device we have to hand right down here on earth.
The Arcadian ideal of ancient Greece as a centre for youth, energy, toleration and intellectual freedom a place where beauty and nature came together is true
If you haven’t encountered them yet you will be sure to become entranced by Stieg Larsson’s extremely engaging protagonists, the journalist and the hacker, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
In the face of the social, economic and environmental crisis we must kick start change, reinventing the framework through which we view and understand our world
Was Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford in the Elizabethan Age really the Anonymous author of the incredible works of Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare?
All cultures on earth, just like individuals, have distinct modes of existence and creation stories are something they all have in common in a logical attempt to rationalise the presence of humans on earth. ‘In the beginning’, the ancient Greek oral Poet Hesiod says somewhere between 750 and 650 years before the Christ event (BCE), ‘there was Khaos, vast and dark.
It seems as if Channel Seven’s saturation marketing techniques over the past few weeks worked according to this mornings reviewers and ratings. Last night the superb British television period drama series we posted about back in January, gained both high praise and record numbers tuning in. Downton Abbey is a series of fascinating stories about life upstairs and down, for the new gen and the new age
Indignez-vous! from 93 year old French Resistance member Stephane Hessel is a publishing phenomenon. It is the ‘little red book’ that having swept France, is now set to topple international bestsellers’ lists. It contains no sex and is not humorous. It is not a literary masterpiece and it does not have a startlingly original message. So why instead of becoming a publishing disaster, has it become a publishing phenomenon? Everyone is asking, but why?
WOW – BOOK NOW to be there when, on Tuesday 17th May at Brisbane Powerhouse the truly amazing flamenco guitarist Gerard Mapstone, together with the DALeCAÑA Flamenco Company and Special Guest Artists Tomas Arroquero and Judith Henley will present a concert in support of the Kokoda Youth Challenge Program.