Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Tower and the Tricolour – Sydney

Last Friday, little stalls selling French-themed food and drink popped up outside Sydney’s old Customs House as part of the run-up to Bastille Day.

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Opera House, Sydney

The Opera House serves as a backdrop for this elderly native tree.

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East Asia, past and present

A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century, by Charles Holcombe A problem I’ve previously observed with introductory-level academic histories is their tendency to combine the worst of both worlds: they are too dry … Continue reading

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