Macquarie’s word of the year: Time to strollout the winner

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In a frank narrative, an author deals with how injury appears in the body

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A conference of minds: Expense Gammage and Bruce Pascoe on Native life

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Vandemonians, the convicts who flooded “totally free Victoria”

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Enough currently: was that the significance of the child’s uncommon name?Pat Werner likes to climb her ancestral tree. However last month, climbing one ancestral fork, she struck a tough spot. I discovered one household in Essex from the mid-1700s, based in the town of Henham, she composed. The couple had actually called their 3rd kid Enough.Sufficiently odd, you might believe, yet the quirk was amplified when Pat included: The moms and dads went on to have 6 more kids. Did the word enough have a various significance back then?The puzzle was set. Where Pat likes to check out stretching trees, I choose the mucky glee of spadework, unearthing roots in the name of etymology, attempting to twig how this secret kid became Enough.Clues were thin on the ground. While adequate is a flexible gamer in the video game of English, responsing to determiner( sufficient food? )and pronoun(consumed

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The vacuum behind the mask: Sean Kelly’s life of the PM

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Author Pam Brook: ‘I fulfilled my partner in a dental professional’s chair’

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Adam Goodes: ‘We can’t avoid things when informing history’Former Sydney Swans gamer Adam Goodes had actually practically ended up composing his autobiography when he retired from AFL too soon in 2015, shelving his narrative due to the fact that he wasn’t keen on digging that deep. 2 years back, he understood he had even more prospective as a kids’s author and teamed with previous reporter Ellie Laing and illustrator David Hardy to work together on informing Very first Nations stories through a five-book series entitled Invite to Our Nation. The books speak about our Native culture as being a present to this nation, states Ellie Laing. We desire Australians of all backgrounds to understand that– and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids to understand that they have a gift.Somebody’s Land is the very first book from the series to be released.Adam, inform us what motivated the series and Someone’s Land.

Adam Goodes: ‘We can’t avoid things when informing history’Former Sydney Swans gamer Adam Goodes had actually…

‘It purchases me composing time’: authors require library ebook settlement

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Comic timing: how Snoopy drew up one author’s life

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Exposing book about Scott Morrison is a crucial PSA however it buries the lead

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Zadie Smith’s variation of Chaucer, and a tale of connection to the land

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No concerns mate: why the French are anxious about this expression

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