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FILM REVIEW: ‘Only the Brave’

Originally called Granite Mountain, the change of name to Only the Brave should have been a warning to viewers: beware the cliché! The facts of the story are dramatic enough: in 2013, nineteen members of an elite firefighting team called the Granite Mountain Hotshots were over-run by a fierce wild fire

A story of love, loss and connection

‘All that you’ve become.’ NOVEMBER show, Suki & Hugh Gallery, Bungendore When emerging Sydney-based artist Jaimee Paul lost her father earlier this year she chose to channel her heartache into something positive. She has created a body of watercolour paintings and drawings for a solo exhibition entitled ‘All that you’ve become’ at

Palestine Diaries: the Australian Light Horse

Book review by Nick Goldie In 2003 Jonathan King published the Gallipoli Diaries, which was re-issued in a revised commemorative edition in 2014. This year, to mark the centenary of the famous charge at Beersheba, he has published his Palestine Diaries, the “Light Horsemen’s own story, battle by battle”. (These are just two

Try a little mint for garden colour

Try a little mint for garden colour Story and images by Jo Walker, District Bulletin, November 2008 FOR THOSE who appreciate a splash of blue, mauve or white in their gardens at this time of year, mint-bushes would have to be one of the better choices. These eye-catching plants are in the

‘Whispering Earth’, Jo Victoria at Suki and Hugh Gallery in October

Fossils, weathered stone, broken shell, archaeological stratifications and landscape scars all carry evidence of life and natural forces over time.  Flattened grasses on worn paths, windblown leaves and scattered sticks are more recent manifestations of interactions between people and nature. Canberra based ceramic artist Jo Victoria has drawn together her two

The Mighty West

Incomparable feeling of winning after long drought Book review by Adrienne Ribeny who lived a parallel footy history – part of the Australian legend Being the one true devotee of Australian Rules Football (AFL) in my Canberra-based family, I was the automatic choice to review The Mighty West by Western Bulldog tragic,

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