Allan Weatherall

Australia Day

Many countries around the world celebrate the anniversaries of their independence or the birth of their nationhood. Australia Day is quite unique in that it is a day of national celebration that pre-dates the birth of our nation, going back to January 26, 1788 - the day that Captain Arthur Phillip took formal possession of the colony of New South Wales and became its first Governor.
Wednesday, January 26, 2005   read more | login to post comments | 23547 reads

White Man’s Dreaming

The root of most people’s indifference to the issue of interracial reconciliation - particularly as it relates to land rights - stems from white man’s inability to realise the deep significance of land to indigenous people and culture.
Friday, August 20, 1999   read more | 12645 reads

In the Footsteps of Livingstone

People go to Africa for all kinds of reasons. Mine was a primarily a spiritual quest. Like that early pioneer, I too had been strangely compelled and drawn by the hand of providence to explore, in my own way, the "dark continent". My safari began at that place where David Livingstone discovered the most beautiful natural wonder in Africa - Victoria Falls.

Thursday, April 25, 1996   read more | login to post comments | 8243 reads
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