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Let’s Celebrate ’88 – All Over Again

(Above: Literary Heights by John Underwood) early 30 years ago, Australia’s north-eastern state of Queensland hosted World Expo (aka Expo ’88),  in its capital city of Brisbane. World Expo ’88 was celebrated over a six-month period from 30 April-30 October, … Continue reading

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Webb’s Hope of Deliverance – Justifies its Existence

Bust of poet A.C. Hope by Cathy Webb, Garema Place, Canberra, Australia (2012). Alec Derwent Hope AC OBE (21 July 1907 –13 July 2000) was an Australian poet and essayist known for his satirical slant. He was also a critic, … Continue reading

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The spirit of community expounds in Ethos

“Ethos” is a slender-winged bronze figured sculpture which stands in the Australian capital city of Canberra’s Civic Centre.  Sculptured by Tom Bass, “Ethos” symbolizes the Capital’s ‘Spirit of the Community’ and is said to be an expression of the nation’s … Continue reading

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