BOOKS & TALKS

Bob Gould, photo: Nic Bezzzina
Playwright Donna Abela

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH – A LIFE ON EARTH

Sir David Attenborough has garnered a loyal and diverse fan base over his six-decade career. For the incredible cinematography of his documentaries, the diversity of … Read more

SIMON CALLOW: ON DICKENS & THEATRE

Simon Callow is best known for his work with Britain’s National Theatre and his captivating roles in such films as Amadeus, Shakespeare in Love… Read more

THE PRIVATE, THE PUBLIC, AND THE LINE IN BETWEEN

You know that old line, ‘whoever invokes Hitler first has lost the debate’?   Anthony C. Grayling may be the exception to that rule. He … Read more

BEHIND THE LINES

Published in newspapers, journals and online, cartoons are part of the public record of a nation’s political life. With wit and wisdom they provide an … Read more

AN EVENING WITH RICHARD DAWKINS

Richard Dawkins is not one to shy away from controversy. From his devastating critiques of religion (bestselling book The God Delusion for example) to his … Read more

BETTY CHURCHER

Like a surgeon losing the functionality of his/her hands or a king unable to make a speech, Betty Churcher lived through the degeneration of her … Read more

THEATRE, DEMOCRACY & THE END OF DISTRACTION

In my interview with 67-year-old Aboriginal actor Jack Charles this week, he described himself in his 20s as such, “I was political and thought of … Read more

GUWANYI – POETRY IN THE PARK

The National Aboriginal Writers’ Festival is still a toddler at three years old but the history of Aboriginal stories and its oral tradition goes back … Read more