A delicate mix of misfortune abuse artistic endeavour humour and the magic of Sayer’s pen crafts with literary finesse a significant Australian non-fiction work
Ross Poldark’s smuggling network has news of the fate of the good ship Travail and Dr Dwight Enys telling Demelza he must go to France to explore the connection
Guest author Derek Parker says ‘The Art of Discarding’ by Nagisa Tatsumi makes you think again about what your life needs by helping you to declutter your life
Destruction of a civilian flight carrying hundreds of passengers from Amsterdam – Kuala Lumpur demands social justice safeguarding everyone’s unalienable rights
Alerted by a colleague, I have just been watching an online video presentation of well known talented actor, television host and brilliant 21st century enlightenment thinker Stephen Fry. He was participating in the Intelligence 2 debate in front of a live audience at London in November 2009.
In the context of our life’s journey a treasure is that which we hold most dear; our partner, our family, our friends and colleagues, our community and culture. It is the sum total of all that we believe is best in life, and that includes wealth secured by legitimate means….
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….
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?