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A History of the Dunvegan Estate, Macleod

Posted 2nd June 2023

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My local history book has been published and copies are now available for sale.

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Book Review: Daniel Andrews

Posted 24th May 2023

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Sumeyya Ilanbey’s biography of Victorian premier Daniel Andrews is insightful and considered; providing a detailed portrait of one of Australia’s most powerful provincial leaders.

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Barry Humphries


Posted 28th April 2023

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Iconic Australian comedian Barry Humphries died this week, an event which caused sadness and reignited a significant controversy from 2019.

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Book Review: SPQR

Posted 31st March 2023

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Mary Beard’s history of the Roman empire, entitled ‘SPQR’ is an interesting read but also feels somewhat incomplete.

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Save Trove

Posted 23rd March 2023


The National Library of Australia’s ‘Trove’ service is a free gateway into Australia’s vast cultural collections. It’s role is critical for undertaking historical research, but its future is in jeopardy.

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