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"If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.' -James Michener

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Melbourne is in a grip of an obsession with public art, particular nu-skool evocations of graffiti and stencil art. Citylights is among the more innovative examples, using light boxes to display public art in lanes and alleyways in the central business district. The work is mainly classic stencil art infused with political and pop cult […]

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  For the Aboriginal people the land is sacred because the essence of Aboriginal spirituality lies in the Earth: spirit guides are resting in the mountains, in the rocks, in the rivers.   This Sunday while climbing Mt Warning (or Wollumbin) I was wondering about the different sacred mountains and places that I have been […]

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Arakoon State Conservation Area is home to Trial Bay Gaol (1886), a picturesque ruin which was built as a public works prison but was also used as a World War I internment camp. The gaol is surrounded by rocky foreshores and beautiful sandy beaches. Paul and I did m ost of the walking treks and […]

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