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Medal Of Honour

May 15, 2014

As host city of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, Beijing is no stranger to medal ceremonies. August 2008 saw…

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NYC. Fast tracked

October 9, 2010

Writing has always been a passion of mine. For over 30 years, it was my profession as I built a…

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The Face of Change

September 20, 2009

I was travelling on university business, visiting partner institutions in Asia. I had just spent 3 days in Singapore and…

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Seat Of Power

August 8, 2008

To the free world, Washington DC is arguably the most powerful city on the planet. As the capital of the…

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7-Star All The Way

March 20, 2006

I have been extremely fortunate in my professional career to have had the opportunity to travel to some amazing places…

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Grand Tour of Europe. Part 2

July 31, 1979

We’d been on the road about 44 days and at just over 2,500 kilometres, about half way through our tour…

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The 1979 Grand Tour Of Europe

June 30, 1979

Having arrived from Australia in early March and organised our camper van in London, we crossed the English Channel to…

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“We’re Back!”

March 23, 1979

Arriving back in Australia in mid-1974 after two years living and working in England, Dinah and I had said to…

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1972. London Calling

April 6, 1974

“Turn down that ‘yah-yah’music!” my Mum called out to me as she came into my bedroom. I was lying on…

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