3 February 2016
There are many species of birds living around the Iguazu Falls, but when you're on the Argentinian side, standing in "La Garganta del Diablo" lookout ("the Devil's Throat"), you'll see hundreds of little dark-coloured birds flying in and out of the monstrous waterfall. They are Great Dusky Swifts.
4 January 2016
Christmas is a state holiday in Lebanon. Lebanese people celebrate Christmas on 25 December, except the Armenian Lebanese, who celebrate it on the Epiphany on January 6 – which is also an official holiday in Lebanon.
10 December 2015
31 October 2015
6 October 2015
16 September 2015
[First published on The Plus Ones]
|Photo courtesy Robin Hall|
Melbourne Opera’s production of Gaetano Donizetti’s historical drama ‘Mary Stuart’ (Maria Stuarda) offers a brilliant opportunity for people of any age or background to whet their operatic appetites.
31 August 2015
10 August 2015
[First published on VisibleInkAnthology.com]
|Is your head full of story ideas? Write them down and submit them. [Photo: Drew Coffman/Flickr]|
I never used to submit my writing anywhere. I used to keep it all in a drawer, hidden from the world like a timid George McFly before the space-time continuum fell into place. When I finally did build the confidence to submit, I was very selective about the publications or competitions I chose. Over time I realised there’s value in submitting, no matter where. Here are some of the benefits:
29 July 2015
9 July 2015
A new study published in the American Journal of Climate Science concludes that same-sex marriage will contribute significantly to global warming. These findings come after a recent Supreme Court decision legalised same-sex marriage in the United States.