19 February 2024 | Transport
I confess, I spend too much time looking at tracking apps – for boats as well as aircraft, what’s that cruise ship/container ship heading out into the bay from Melbourne? I regularly turn to flightradar24 to track a flight, perhaps it’s a visitor coming to stay with u...
The Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
11 April 2018 | Living
In early November 2017 – just six months ago – I went to the Irrawaddy Writers Festival in Mandalay, Myanmar. And got castigated for swanning around in Burma when the country was guilty of war crimes, genocide in the Rakhine region, chasing half a million of their Roh...
Refugees – boats, seas, deserts & deaths
26 August 2013 | Living
I’ve been bumping into the refugee question repeatedly in the past couple of weeks – and I know I’m going to collide with it lots more times in the weeks to come. Australia has a general election on 7 September – that’s less than two weeks away – and both sides (Kevin...
7 November 2011 | Places
I’ll have a travel blog on a visit to Arnhem Land Aboriginal art sites up in the next few days. I spent a day in Darwin after my Arnhem Land explorations and made a return trip to Darwin’s wonderful Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
▲ The bright...