Category Archives: Biographies

Be careful what you whisper

The following points were made in a lecture a decade ago by historian and academic Earle de Motte, author of Egyptian Religion and Mysteries and The Grail: a search for transcendence. His topic was ‘The Power of the Word’, meaning … Continue reading

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Fairfield ‘culture of care’ sustained

IT’S my opinion that one of the most beautiful campuses of any tertiary institution in Victoria is North Melbourne Institute of TAFE, at Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield. Recently partnered with Swinburne University and renamed Melbourne Polytechnic, NMIT has several thriving … Continue reading

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Sing the praises of the unsung editor

I love Twitter.  It’s so addictive.  There’s so much going on, and at such a speed that the more folks you follow, the more tweets you will miss, but there’s always one you’re so glad you caught. (Just as there’s … Continue reading

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Kidney donor saves PM

I put up a post about ABC announcer Mark Colvin’s kidney transplate in March last year (2013), and though his operation is well over and he’s back on ABC Radio National’s PM program, I’m prompted to revisit the story after … Continue reading

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