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10 BLOGGING YEARS

I’m in celebration mode! Friday is the 10th anniversary of the website and its blogs ... more (18/4/18)


DON’T SHOOT ME, I’M A READER

I have been reading The Weekend Australian for decades... more (11/3/18)


MONA ON TOWNSKE

It was time to return to Hobart and MONA... more (10/3/18)


WILSON CENTER

Congratulations to the Wilson Center in Washington DC for its’ ranking as the global #1 regional studies think tank... more (7/2/18)


INCORRIGIBLE OPTIMIST

Being opposed to the Vietnam War... more (19/1/18)


SHUFFLING INTO 2018

The New Year thickness in my head is starting to dissipate... more (5/1/18)


THE LAST BLOG OF 2017

New year resolution 1: write better. No excuses... more (24/12/17)


THANK YOU, BONNIE

Bonnie Cothren came to Flinders to set up the Intensive Intensive English Language Institute (IELI)... more (21/12/17)


BRISBANE ART EXPERIENCE

I don’t get to visit Brisbane very often, but M wanted to see the exhibitions by Gerhard Richter and Yayoi Kusama... more (17/12/17) 


NEW FOREIGN POLICY WHITE PAPER

The Australian Government has launched its 2007 Foreign Policy White Paper. My interview with Bonita Carbone was broadcast on The Wire. (24/11/17)


A WRITER-MORALIST

Not many scholars use two different names for legitimate purposes. Pierre Ryckmans did. His other name was Simon Leys... more (21/11/17)

2017 Blog

  1. Bullet The last blog of 2017

  2. Bullet Thank you Bonnie

  3. Bullet Brisbane art experience

  4. Bullet New foreign policy white paper

  5. Bullet A writer-moralist

  6. Bullet Creative city woes

  7. Bullet A Writing Life

  8. Bullet On Keating

  9. Bullet Making headlines

  10. Bullet Shanghai on Townske

  11. Bullet Changchun story

  12. Bullet The summer of love

  13. Bullet Changchun conference

  14. Bullet The art of innovative cities

  15. Bullet Subtle moments

  16. Bullet Clive’s Trump moment

  17. Bullet Talking to My Country

  18. Bullet Farewell, 457

  19. Bullet Behind the Curtain

  20. Bullet The spy’s son

  21. Bullet Creative non-fiction

  22. Bullet East Asia’s innovation cities

  23. Bullet History as time travel

  24. Bullet Cities and innovation rankings

  25. Bullet Apocalypse now

  26. Bullet On Instagram

  27. Bullet Everywhere I Look

  28. Bullet Second Half First

  29. Bullet First day of 2017

2018 Blog

  1. Bullet 10 blogging years

  2. Bullet Don’t shoot me, I’m a reader

  3. Bullet MONA on Townske

  4. Bullet Wilson Center

  5. Bullet Incorrigible optimist

  6. Bullet Shuffling into 2018

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