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The silver fern

posted 05.14 in news.

The silver fern has come to represent almost everything to do with New Zealand. There are a lot of ferns there so that makes sense. Weirdly enough, my great grandfather suggested it, well over a hundred years ago. Tamati Rangiwahia Erihana (Thomas...

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Qatari stadia

posted 12.10 in news.

When Qatar was announced as host of the FIFA 2022 Soccer World Cup, what was I to do but see what they were proposing? It sounded scary at the outset – 12 or so air conditioned stadia working against midsummer temperatures floating around...

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Beijing update

posted 08.08 in news.

Christopher Hawthorne visits Beijing prior to the Olympics and sees great architecture that isn’t too hot viewed close up, and misses the hectares of hutongs that have been cleared for this grand exercise in state building –...

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Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

posted 04.08 in resources.

1C Mrs. Macquaries Road,
The Domain Sydney 2000

Ph: 02 9358 6686

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