Dancing in the Glory of Monsters
16 June 2011 | Media
Jason Stearns’ book Dancing in the Glory of Monsters tries to unpick the story of ‘The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa.’ Clearly a near impossible task, because you’re still left fairly bemused at the end how all these events – from the Cold War to t...
South Australia from 111,000 feet
25 November 2010 | Places
▲ From 34km up it certainly looks like space
Chris Lansell dreamed up the Melbourne Solar System along Melbourne’s bayside, it launched as a Planet Wheeler project in 2008.
Recently Chris came up with another project, we’d send up a couple of cameras on a wea...
Sydney cost comparison – Qantas v CityRail
27 August 2009 | Transport
Yesterday I took the CityRail train between central Sydney and the airport. The fare is A$14.60, about half the taxi fare, but no great bargain for a distance (Circular Quay to the Domestic Terminal) of less than 10km. Circular Quay is the closest station to the Ope...