Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Denis in Africa: Exploring Ethiopia

Denis in Africa: Exploring Ethiopia: Arriving in Addis Ababa the feel is completely unlike the East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. In Ethiopia the mix ...More

Music from FNQ Band Kamerunga

Video featuring highlights of Far North Queensland band Kamerunga's performance at the 2011 Rainforest World Music Festival held in Borneo earlier this year and a mix of what might be on their next release.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

war in profile - hiroshima - nagasaki a-bomb exhibition

Time is running out to see this very sobering exhibition. It is a must for Cairns locals to see before it ends. Interestingly, and it does cross your mind if you know the history, the Tanks, the venue the display is housed in, once played a key role in World War Two as a Naval fuel oil storage complex.
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Hiroshima Peace Site

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Denis in Africa: From Nyamata to Ngoma

Denis in Africa: From Nyamata to Ngoma: You may remember my article from earlier this year about the new, dirt Road to Burundi in the valley opposite our place in Kibungo. Well the...

Monday, November 7, 2011

When Space Attacks!

With the fear mongers hyping up the risk of close encounters with asteroids passing closer than the Moon's orbit, here is some more trivia that should make your day.
Today's GoFigure infographic looks at the space rocks that fall to Earth: meteorites.

Orangutan Awareness Week November

Orangutan awareness week takes place every November highlighting the challenges faced by orangutans and their diminishing rainforest homes.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

The Divided Brain - Iain McGilchrist

In this new RSAnimate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society. Taken from a lecture given by Iain McGilchrist. To view the full lecture, go to