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Vivid Festival, Sydney

Every June Sydney is filled with light as city landmarks are illuminated in a riot of colour and pattern during the Vivid Festival.

The obvious centre point of the festival is Sydney Opera House, iconic and stunning in it’s usual white, even more so when covered in surreal animated projections. 127 more words


Climate Change To Wipe Out Half Of Ethiopia’s Coffee-Growing Area

June 30th, 2017 by James Ayre

The birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia, is likely to lose up to half of its total coffee-growing area by the end of the century as a result of anthropogenic climate change and its effects, according to a new study. 496 more words

Endless Fire

Favourite Things

Musica Viva Australia has just launched Sessionsa series of brief, one-off gigs in unusual places. The first featured violone and bass player Kirsty McCahon and percussionist Kerryn Joyce, performing in the… 556 more words


All By Myself...

This week I’m talking about what I’ve been doing with my alone time, and Alex’s experiences with “Backpacker Jobs”!

It’s Lonely Week here here in Mentone! 713 more words

Looking to the stars, and seeing nothing

Following directions on the map we were emailed the previous day, we make our way to the Morshead Fountain Gate at The Royal Botanic Garden… 1,262 more words


Pests and pathogens could cost agriculture billions

The spread of pests and pathogens that damage plant life could cost global agriculture $540 billion a year, according to a report published on Thursday. 271 more words

Plant Pests And Diseases