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  • When I’m sixty-four…1953 Austin A40

    07 Dec 2017
    BY DR CLIVE FRASERIn 1958 Sir Paul McCartney was 16 years old when he wrote a song about ageing and relationships.It had the title, When I’m Sixty-four.The song was eventually...

  • McHenry Hohnen wines, single minded

    07 Dec 2017
    BY DR MICHAEL RYANSuccess breeds success. The McHenry Hohnen label, formed in 2004, is a cornucopia of success. The founders David Hohnen and Murray McHenry are Western Australian...

  • Everything old is new again

    14 Nov 2017
    BY DR CLIVE FRASER 1959 Dodge CoronetAnyone in the market for a new car these days would expect air conditioning, power windows and cruise control.Electric seats and an auto-...

  • Nocton wines

    14 Nov 2017
    BY DR MICHAEL RYANYou can just about grow anything in Tasmania. It is a blessing that someone realised the Tasmanian potential to grow grapes and hence make wine. We are in debt...

  • Healthy adventure beyond the backyard

    13 Nov 2017
    REVIEWED BY CHRIS JOHNSONIf outdoor adventure is what keeps your mind, body and soul healthy, then there is no shortage of places to go and activities to attempt across this huge...

  • The end of the road?

    10 Oct 2017
    BY DR CLIVE FRASER1990 Subaru BrumbyIn human years, 27 is rather youthful and still regarded as a young adult.But in the motoring world, 27 years old is geriatric and well past...

  • Getting to the heart of it in New Caledonia

    16 Aug 2017
    By CHRIS JOHNSONIn 1999 French aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand published a book titled Earth from Above. It was the culmination of a five-year, five-continent, 60-country...

  • Your Brain in Sickness and in Health

    16 Aug 2017
    BOOK REVIEWYour Brain in Sickness and in HealthThe experience of dementia and other brain disordersBy Sid WilliamsREVIEWED by CHRIS JOHNSONUnderstanding Alzheimer’s disease,...

  • Blended

    16 Aug 2017
    BY DR MICHAEL RYANI picked a grape, I picked another. I picked its cousin, instead of its brother.Picked more, a brother from another mother. Picked the ring-ins, All different no...

  • Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

    27 Jun 2017
    Book ReviewBlitzed: Drugs in Nazi GermanyReviewed by Simon TatzThe rise of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany has been analysed, documented and researched for almost a century now, and...