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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Noonan and Schaupp excel once more

    27 Jun 2017
    By Chris JohnsonSome musical collaborations are so wonderfully exquisite, they are worth revisiting and reinventing over and over again.The Katie Noonan, Karin Schaupp...

  • Prosecco – Italian Champagne?

    15 Jun 2017
    By Dr Michael RyanItaly has always been a wine producing monster. The French lay claim to the most prestigious wines and senses of tradition but Italy makes more wine, has been...

  • Hot Wheels!

    15 Jun 2017
    By Dr Clive FraserMost car owners will not hesitate to option up their vehicle with fancy alloy wheels.After all they are shiny and will lift the appearance of even the most...

  • Soul served hot and buttery

    15 Jun 2017
    By guest author Paul Smith, Deputy Editor of Australian DoctorThere was a moment back in the late 80s when Whitney Houston’s pitch perfect vocal pyrotechnics in the...

  • It’s only natural

    08 May 2017
    BY DR MICHAEL RYANHistorically, no one can lay claim to inventing wine. Archeological evidence can trace wine to Georgia approximately 8000 BC. Fermented fruit juice would have...

  • “Are you in the market for a hardtop?”

    08 May 2017
    BY DR CLIVE FRASERCyclone Debbie versus three VolvosAt 2PM on Tuesday 28th March 2017 Tropical Cyclone Debbie crossed the Queensland coastline at Airlie Beach.With wind speeds of...

  • Where there's smoke there's fire

    08 May 2017
    BY CHRIS JOHNSONWhat do you get when you put a small bunch of musos, some of them senior diplomats and journalists in previous lives, together in the same room?They put on such a...

  • Thousands flock to folk festival

    17 Apr 2017
    Thousands of music lovers from all across Australia flocked to the nation’s capital on the Easter long weekend to soak up 200 performing artists, including 27 acts from various...