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Articles by Bob Gosford

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Melbourne nights walking*

My somewhat cheeky acknowledgement of one of my favourite photography books, Summer Nights Walking, by one of my favourite photographers, Robert Adams.

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Textor and Anderson – on poverty tourism, dysfunction and the lucky country

Men, women and children in communities are proud of themselves and happy in their world. They do not wake up in the morning and think to themselves, ‘How dysfunctional I am, how bad is life?’ They wake up and think, ‘How lucky we are to be living on our country and be in full possession of our language and culture and to be a little removed from the madness, pace and poisons of the mainstream world’.

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Turning the fire hose on Pilger’s dystopia

When we see dangerously naïve or misguided non-Aboriginal crusaders running around hurling emotional Molotov cocktails willy nilly into the flammable undergrowth of community perceptions and politics, I believe it is sometimes necessary to turn the fire prevention hoses onto them.

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Timor-Leste’s new media law – is press freedom under threat?

“This proposed law is reminiscent of policies implemented by dictatorships everywhere to hide the reality in their countries from the world, strangling people’s freedom of expression to preserve their power,” La’o Hamutuk, 29 May 2014

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Dingoes and Dogs in Indigenous culture

There are many dog dreaming sites located around the Australian continent and each has its own and often interconnected story of creation and movement of the dingo through the country. Stories are told covering areas over thousands of kilometres and across different language groups.

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Barfing in your shirt at 10,000 feet

Nausea is caused by a disagreement between your eyeballs and your inner ear. If you curl up … you look inside the aircraft, and your eyeballs tell your brain that you aren’t moving, but your inner ear disagrees and you barf.

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(Some) birds of North Carolina …

Just a few of the birds (and a deer) that I’ve seen in North Carolina over the past few weeks.

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Vale Jane Hodson, 1957–2014

Jane had a great capacity for fun, a wicked sense of humour and a bold and lively wit. She was known to give frank and fearless advice – whether asked for or not – and was inclusive, supportive and compassionate.

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Of boats, birds and a wild ocean. Finding the world’s rarest seabird in the southern Atlantic

It isn’t every day that you get to see the world’s rarest bird while being battered, bruised and drenched by the south Atlantic Ocean – and paying for the fantastic privilege.

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Old warbirds fly again at the Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point

A look at some of the old warbirds that have served the US Marine Corps and other arms of the defence force – and other countries – over many years. All at the annual Cherry Point Air Show.

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Womens Agenda

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