Australian birds:

Where Song Began

Where Song Began

6 April 2015 | Media

Tim Low’s popular book Where Song Began tells the story of Australia’s big, noisy, aggressive and colourful birds. ‘And how they changed the world’ according to the sub-title. I’m no bird expert or even real bird enthusiast, but they do intrigue me and I do regularly ...

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Three Recent Books

5 November 2013 | Media

Three recent books I’ve read, all with some travel connection. Transatlantic – Colum McCann – was a long-list contender for this year’s Booker Prize. The first flight across the Atlantic in 1919 plays a key role in the book from start to finish. I’ve always been fa...

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