Category Archives: Issue 10: Inspire

Jailbreak Radio – A Radio Lifeline for Inmates

Jailbreak Radio – A Radio Lifeline for Inmates

Jailbreak Radio gives a voice to some of the most isolated people in Australian society – prison inmates, their families and friends. It provides information on health issues pertinent to people in prison as well as connecting them to the outside community through powerful music, poetry and stories. I’ve included below a few stories andContinue Reading

The Melodic Sounds of the Rubab

The Melodic Sounds of the Rubab

I love to listen to all kinds of music. Music is an important part of life; a form of expression, thathas no boundaries and no limits. To me, music is like air and I believe we all need it, to relax our soul. As Hans Christian Andersen Said “Where words fail, music speaks”. Yes, musicContinue Reading

CHI CHI CHI LE LE LE VIVA CHILE

CHI CHI CHI LE LE LE VIVA CHILE

The other night I was walking back home and Santiago felt like ghost town. It was very VERY cold (zero degrees), but even so will usually find a lot of people walking around the Providencia area at this time, as it’s a neighborhood with a lot of offices, commerce and restaurants. Suddenly, loud screams coming from allContinue Reading

The Archaeological Museum of Paros Island

The Archaeological Museum of Paros Island

Wherever a trip may take you, it’s always interesting to get to know the history and culture of the natives. Museums are one of the best ways to do this. I spend at least six months per year traveling to various parts of my country, Greece (the islands in particular), seeking material for my blogs.Continue Reading

Learning to Surf in Weligama

Learning to Surf in Weligama

I admit there are times when a foreigner can help you get better acquainted with the hot spots in your own country. This is how a day trip of mine with a few colleagues came to life, when the ex-CTO of my place of employment (a very cool British “dude”) introduced us to Weligama aContinue Reading

The Public Library: A Festival of Knowledge and Ideas, Every Day of the Year

The Public Library: A Festival of Knowledge and Ideas, Every Day of the Year

If you’re lucky enough to visit Sydney when our many festivals are on, such as Sydney Festival, Art and About, Vivid, Sydney Writers’ Festival, Biennale of Sydney and Sydney Film Festival and so on, you will be immersed in ideas, ideas and more ideas! We’re all loving Vivid at the moment. It’s an 18 dayContinue Reading

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