The author on “Seen and Unseen: a century of stories from #Asia and the #Pacific”

Common views of Asia and the Pacific, from the outside, often confer undue prominence to such things as typhoons, tsunami, earthquakes, malaria or even magic. While these can be confronting realities in the Asia-Pacific region beyond such differences even more remains unseen and misunderstood. Frequently unacknowledged are the influences Asian and Pacific cultures exert far beyond their borders. … Continue reading The author on “Seen and Unseen: a century of stories from #Asia and the #Pacific”

#SMH not telling the full story on the #weather and #climate

Once I bought the magnificent broadsheet sized Sydney Morning Herald (SMH), in fact I considered it the mark of a true Sydneysider to be able to manipulate its wide spread while standing on a crowded bus. Lots have changed since those days.  I seldom buy copies of the SMH these days. In fact I can't … Continue reading #SMH not telling the full story on the #weather and #climate