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Building character

Character in a building makes us smile. Character implies something time-worn and wise, like laughter lines around the eyes. We see character in thatched houses, wonky walls, and in quirky details like turrets and fancy gables. 728 more words


The Force Was With Me

A week ago my family and I ventured out to Charlestown Square to experience the new pop up Star Wars Cafe. My son has been to the… 162 more words


ASEAN-Australia: it’s all about peace and prosperity

With the ASEAN region developing at a rapid rate, Australia needs to do more to build economic partnerships in Southeast Asia, Bradley Wood writes. 1,008 more words

Southeast Asia

Sydney: Harbour Bridge, Opera House & Blue Mountains

It was time for the big one, Sydney, the ultimate city/beach holiday destination, right? Well not quite. I think this was the sign that by this point in our trip, we had been far too spoilt with too many unexpected amazing things to appreciate the more obvious ones. 302 more words


Advance Australia Fare

Australia is called Down Under for an obvious reason: it is relatively remote on the world map. Its biggest cities – Sydney and Melbourne – are located on the other side of globe from many of the world’s major cities in Europe and North America, and the nearest global economic and business hubs in Asia are thousands of kilometers away. 2,258 more words


Tasmania South and West - now you’re talking (Feb 2018)

Tasman Peninsula and all points West
Now here’s an area that does not get the hype it deserves! A stunning National Park, World Heritage listed history and culture, and unique crazy-impressive coastline. 378 more words


One Political Mess

Politicians have become very unpolitical in our current era; they seem more concerned about their personal lives than national issues. We have spent the last month listening to more and more allegations emerge against a number of our politicians. 628 more words