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Spontaneity refreshes the brain

“Pack your rucksack, we’re going on an adventure,” I said to the small boy last night. Okay, a spontaneously booked train trip to Saltaire in Yorkshire may not be the most obvious child-friendly entertainment to spring on a child in half-term, but I figured it was worth the risk. 216 more words

Sri Lanka - Sigiriya Rock

Located near the town of Dambulla, Sigiriya Rock stood 200 meter amidst an expanse of jungle. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the ancient palace-fortress was comprised of a ruined fortress atop the rock formed by the magma of a volcano and an ancient garden. 543 more words

Sri Lanka

Quarantine - it's more than just weeds!

I always thought I was fairly environmentally aware, but recently I have had my eyes opened to more than the issue introducing weeds to K’gari.  When not in use, FIDO’s Land Cruiser is stored in Brisbane.  488 more words

Weed And Pest Management

Just another Henge - Stonehenge, United Kingdom

Property 373 – Stonehenge, Avebury and associated sites

I think that visiting Stonehenge for the first time must be like meeting a famous person. You see them from a distance, are shocked at the realisation of who they are, and go in for a closer look.   396 more words


Where Are We?

Not in Kansas anymore Toto, or further south in Oklahoma! We are back in the land of Oz though – Australia that is!

After a few flights and some fun in Los Angeles we arrived back in Australia to Brisbane last Sunday. 496 more words

Love My Life

World Heritage lunch

On 14. March NIKU hosts an open lunchtime lecture where Jessica Phelps and I will present our recent World Heritage research.

Drawing on  records from Norwegian governmental archives, Hølleland and Phelps explore the intrastate tensions of the ratification process (1972-1976), the first years as an observing state party (1977-1982) and Norway’s first tenure on the World Heritage Committee (1983-89). 70 more words

World Heritage

Brazilian Days (038): February 7

Brazilian Days 038 

February 7



Dia Nacional do Gráfico




First edition of Farol Paulistano

Farol Paulistano was the first newspaper in São Paulo. 92 more words