May, 2009

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The Independent Type + other bobs

, May 03, 2009

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‘Ello Guvna! * Yesterday I checked out The Independent Type exhibition at the State Library of Victoria. If you’re a word-nerd you will probably enjoy it as much as I did. Highlights were Marcus Clarke’s notebook (c. 1853) where I could make out the line ‘A great deal of middling intellect’; Henry Handel Richardson’s gorgeous […]
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Peace, EWF & ‘Helloooo, my name is Number One…’

, Apr 25, 2009

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First of all, happy ANZAC Day. It’s great to take some time to think about the young soldiers who have been sacrificed for our country, andĀ the sadness of war – conflict, power, greed. I know that books and films have been beneficial to my knowledge and understanding of war, and of nationalism, patriotism (theĀ genuine, the […]