Search Results: thick and thin experience

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The purest of pleasures

    • Gillian Bouras
    • 04 July 2006

    Or is it? Gillian Bouras gardens in Greece.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Gallipoli Revisited

    • Dale Blair
    • 24 June 2006

    The birthplace of a nation? Anzac Cove lies in wait for Australian pilgrims.

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  • RELIGION

    A common prayer

    • Beth Doherty
    • 06 June 2006

    'Should I shake someone’s hand or will it offend?’  ‘Should I have my head covered?’ ‘Will they think I’m really thick if I ask why they do that?’. These were some of the common concerns for the 30 young people involved in a multi-faith experiment in late January.

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  • RELIGION

    The thick and thin of inter-religious dialogue

    • J.G. Donders
    • 31 May 2006

    Dialogue is no luxury; peace depends on it. The question most simply put is: How shall we live our lives together?

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Butchering words

    • Brian Matthews
    • 31 May 2006

    A friend of mine, fond of fashioning his own brand of aphorism, announced one day, after what he claimed had been a long period of research, ‘butchers are much given to bullshit.’

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Sounding the syllables

    • Brooke Davis
    • 14 May 2006

    A new Australian film examines the powerful role of poetry in times of oppression.    

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Lost in the wilderness

    • Jack Waterford
    • 14 May 2006

    Aboriginal affairs has moved a long way since John Howard won office in 1996, though whether forwards or backwards is arguable.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    An ancient culture in peril

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 14 May 2006

    George Silberbauer’s links with Botswana go back a long way, but his special concern is for Kalahari Bushmen on the verge of losing their ancestral homeland.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Dealing with old discontents

    • Kiera Lindsey
    • 25 April 2006

    Kiera Lindsey reviews The Best Australian Stories 2004, edited by Frank Moorhouse, and The Best  Australian Essays 2004, edited by Robert Dessaix.

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