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Australia's Founding Fathers

Most Australians have heard of Sir Henry Parkes, ‘the father of Federation’, but he was only the most notable of a number of men who campaigned for Federation and wrote successive versions of the Australian Constitution. Today we consider the lives and contributions of Parkes and five of his most notable but largely forgotten colleagues. Five of... [More]
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<p>Most Australians have heard of Sir Henry Parkes, ‘the father of Federation’, but he was only the most notable of a number of men who campaigned for Federation and wrote successive versions of the

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06 Sep

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The Western Isles of Scotland

The Western Isles, also known as the Outer Hebrides, are a 130 mile long string of 119 islands. We visit the largest two - Harris and Lewis. A place where the morning papers arrive in the afternoon and almost everything closes down on a Sunday. Blackhouses, standing stones and tweed make for a beguiling Scottish adventure. DELIVERY MODE... [More]
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<p>The Western Isles, also known as the Outer Hebrides, are a 130 mile long string of 119 islands. We visit the largest two - Harris and Lewis. A place where the morning papers arrive in the afternoon

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06 Sep
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<p>The Western Isles, also known as the Outer Hebrides, are a 130 mile long string of 119 islands. We visit the largest two - Harris and Lewis. A place where the morning papers arrive in the afternoon

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14 Sep

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Sewing the Creative Seed: A Beginner's Guide to Story Writing

Whether you’re returning to creative writing after a long hiatus or a budding writer who is just beginning the journey after years of working in another industry, the idea of writing a story can be a daunting task. There is the struggle to decide what and who to write about, let alone where to start. Discover and renew the joy of writing creatively... [More]
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<p>Whether you’re returning to creative writing after a long hiatus or a budding writer who is just beginning the journey after years of working in another industry, the idea of writing a story can be

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07 Sep

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Four Great Speeches in History and Why They Worked

Unpack four famous speeches in history to see why they were so successful and have become an enduring part of culture. These are the great speeches of Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, Kennedy’s Inaugural address, Mandela’s Cape Town rally and King’s “I have a dream”. Each of the four speeches will be unpacked for content, context, style and rhetoric.... [More]
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<p>Unpack four famous speeches in history to see why they were so successful and have become an enduring part of culture. These are the great speeches of Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, Kennedy’s

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08 Sep

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Get Your Mojo Working: A Night in Chicago

Spend an evening hearing and seeing the development of the Chicago Blues genre while enjoying performances from the greats of Chicago Blues, including Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, B,B, King, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter and more. We will also look at the “West Side” Blues group of musicians who influenced the British music scene such as... [More]
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<p>Spend an evening hearing and seeing the development of the Chicago Blues genre while enjoying performances from the greats of Chicago Blues, including Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, B,B, King, Sonny

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09 Sep

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The Columbian Exchange between the Old and the New World

The discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus in 1492 began what became known as the Columbian Exchange. As Europeans traversed the Atlantic they brought with them plants, animals and diseases that changed lives and the environment on both sides of the planet. Horses, sugar plants, diseases were introduced to the New World, while elements... [More]
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<p>The discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus in 1492 began what became known as the Columbian Exchange. As Europeans traversed the Atlantic they brought with them plants, animals and

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10 Sep

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Michael Sandel: The Tyranny of Merit - What's Become of the Common Good?

Michael Sandel, an American political philosopher at Harvard University Law School, is the author of the 2020 book called The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?. He believes that stalled mobility and entrenched inequality disprove the American assumption that "You can make it if you try". The consequences of this false assumption... [More]
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<p>Michael Sandel, an American political philosopher at Harvard University Law School, is the author of the 2020 book called <em>The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?</em>. He

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12 Sep
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<p>Michael Sandel, an American political philosopher at Harvard University Law School, is the author of the 2020 book called <em>The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?</em>. He

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14 Sep

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The Seven Hills of Jerusalem: Ancient Wonders for Modern Pilgrims

We modern day pilgrims visit the seven hills of Jerusalem - Mount Moriah, Mount Zion, Mount Corruption, Mount Ophel, Mount Scopus and New Mount Zion in search of ancient wonders and to explore their importance in Jerusalem's development. This is the heart of the Holy Land, where three faiths co-exist, uneasily. The hills will reveal their... [More]
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<p>We modern day pilgrims visit the seven hills of Jerusalem - Mount Moriah, Mount Zion, Mount Corruption, Mount Ophel, Mount Scopus and New Mount Zion in search of ancient wonders and to explore

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16 Sep

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Greece in Focus - Thessaloniki & North Eastern Greece

Northern Greece is more than just ancient Macedonian sites of Alexander the Great, it is also rugged mountain landscapes, the home of Greek gods, Orthodox churches and monasteries, as well as beach side resorts on the Chalkidikian Coast. Architectural highlights include remnants of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman buildings from various historical... [More]
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<p>Northern Greece is more than just ancient Macedonian sites of Alexander the Great, it is also rugged mountain landscapes, the home of Greek gods, Orthodox churches and monasteries, as well as beach

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20 Sep
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<p>Northern Greece is more than just ancient Macedonian sites of Alexander the Great, it is also rugged mountain landscapes, the home of Greek gods, Orthodox churches and monasteries, as well as beach

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20 Sep

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The First Russian Radical? Alexander Radishchev and the Enlightenment under Catherine the Great

Alexander Radishchev (1749-1802), a Russian writer and social critic, has been described as Russia’s first radical, due to his attempts to popularise Enlightenment thinking in his native country. His novel called ‘Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow’, published in Russian in 1790, recounts a fictional journey along a postal route, blending... [More]
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<p>Alexander Radishchev (1749-1802), a Russian writer and social critic, has been described as Russia’s first radical, due to his attempts to popularise Enlightenment thinking in his native country.

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23 Sep

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