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What days are for

What are days for?

That’s the question that Robert Dessaix posed in his 2014 reflections.

Sydney was a perfect place to first discover Dessaix’s easy turn of phrase. 389 more words

Reason for travel

Below I have included an excerpt from the most recent publication of Tasmanian-based internationally renowned author Robert Dessaix:  The Pleasures of Leisure.  In the last pages of the book, when Robert was discussing travel and its connection to leisure, I realised he was expressing my reasons for the Walking the Derwent project as he talked about his view of travel destinations which satisfy. 506 more words

Derwent River

Flirting with the world – lunch with Robert Dessaix

Getting the hang of leisure

Robert Dessaix seems like one of the last people in Australia to be qualified to write a book about leisure. He has written many books, he taught Russian at two universities, and he has been a radio presenter for long-running programs. 919 more words

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