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POLDARK IS BACK

I don’t know how I missed the first series of Poldark... more (8/7/18)


PNG’S ARTICULATE DEPUTY PM

Charles Abel is sure that PNG has a bright future... more (19/6/18)


CHINESE STUDENTS UNDETERRED

John Ross’s ‘Chinese students undeterred from study down under’ appeared in the Times Higher Education... more (5/6/18)


THE SOCIALIST CITY VIETNAM

#7 in my series of memoir collages is completed. It is titled ‘The Socialist City Vietnam’... more (25/5/18)


VALE TOM WOLFE

Vale Tom Wolfe. A great write... more (16/5/18)


GREY SUITS AND RED STARS #6

Grey Suits and Red Stars Vietnam 1983’ is my latest collage... more (13/5/18)


THE MALAYSIAN ELECTION

Malaysians must be ecstatic that they have tipped out Najib Tun Razak’s... more (13/5/18)


TOWNSKE VIETNAM

New on Townske: Vietnam in 17 days... more (29/4/18)


10 BLOGGING YEARS

I’m in celebration mode! Friday is the 10th anniversary of the website... 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)

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


Townske. Uncover Cities Through People You Like. I write as llonach. My Guides:


  1. Bullet New Vietnam in 17 days

  2. Bullet Updated Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart

  3. Bullet Almost New! Shanghai

  4. Bullet Santorini, Athens, Meteora

  5. Bullet Buenos Aires in 11 1/2 Days

  6. Bullet Updated! Pyrmont: Sydney

  7. Bullet Central Coast Beaches: Sydney

  8. Bullet Reading Sydney

  9. Bullet Coffee & Cafe: Shelly Beach, Toowoon Bay, Long Jetty  

  10. Bullet Singapore Arts and Heritage District

  11. Bullet A Coffee at Glenelg

  12. Bullet U Street, Washington DC

  13. Bullet Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Washington DC


Townske on the Singapore Parkroyal Site















New Project Artistica

  1. Bullet #1 Port Moresby: university days

  2. Bullet#2 Place, Emotion, Memory: Papua New Guinea

  3. Bullet#6 Grey Suits and Red Stars: Vietnam 1983

  4. Bullet#7 The Socialist City Vietnam


New Books and Writers

Book Reviews 2008-2018





International University Campuses and the Knowledge Economy: The University City Project in Adelaide’. On the Global Policy and Wiley Online Library sites (November 2014).


City-university strategies and foreign branch campuses: competing in the global knowledge economy’ is accessible on the Woodrow Wilson Center website (October 2013).





Yezore Dimer: Ethiopian film






    



Planning Asian Cities: Risks and Resilience, edited by Stephen Hamnett and Dean Forbes (Routledge, London, 2011)

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Dean Forbes

  1. Bullet Twitter Page

  2. Bullet LinkedIn Page

  3. Bullet Facebook Page

  4. Bullet Instagram Page New!

  5. Bullet Google+ Page






Online Short-Reads

  1. Bullet Policy Forum Asia Pacific Policy Society ANU

  2. Bullet The Interpreter Lowy Institute

  3. Bullet John Menadue Pearls and Irritations

  4. Bullet Opinion & Analysis Global Policy

  5. Bullet The Conversation

  6. Bullet The Impact Blog London School of Economics

  7. Bullet Campus Morning Mail

  8. Bullet Global Higher Ed

  9. Bullet University World News









 

2018 Blog

  1. Bullet Poldark is back

  2. Bullet PNG’s articulate DPM

  3. Bullet Chinese students undeterred

  4. Bullet The Socialist City Vietnam

  5. Bullet Vale Tom Wolfe

  6. Bullet Grey suits and red stars #6

  7. Bullet The Malaysian election

  8. Bullet Townske Vietnam

  9. Bullet 10 blogging years

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

  11. Bullet MONA on Townske

  12. Bullet Wilson Center

  13. Bullet Incorrigible optimist

  14. Bullet Shuffling into 2018

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