Moby Duck & Ducie Island
25 April 2011 | Media
Sub-titled ‘The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them,’ this is a great book. The foolish author foolishly get interested in the story of the c...
Museums & Galleries
19 December 2010 | Culture
OK, it's time to look back over the last year. Starting with Museums & Galleries. Reading through my diary for the past 12 months there sure were a lot of them! Some highlights:
▲ The Alexandria Library right on the Mediterranean Coast in Egypt. An interesti...
8 January 2010 | Places
▲ My laptop on the table at the place we stayed, the view out the window
The year’s travels for Maureen and I kicked off with a trip with some friends to Bruny Island. Go to Hobart, the capital city of Australia’s island state Tasmania. Drive south from Hobart f...
Bligh & Bangladesh in Sydney
11 March 2008 | Culture
Bligh’s Third Mutiny
I’ve had a long interest in William Bligh, the good ship HMS Bounty and the most famous mutiny in naval history. It’s partly because of the many places I’ve been to which have a connection with Bligh, the Bounty, chief mutineer Fletcher Christian...