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It could be Heaven or Hell de Janeiro

So Oh Rio de Janeiro! you’ve changed. And it doesn’t look like that superficial makeover is impressing anyone (although I did like the boob job on the metro signs). Hate to mention it but whatever saving on the bus price … Continue reading

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Out of Africa, yet Africa within.

  Every journey back to Australia serves as a constant reminder of how much on the periphery this country is. The flight paths that link the country like tenterhooks all come from the old global peripheral locations in Asia and … Continue reading

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The Africa Factor

    The conclusion of my first semester back at university in Melbourne has been an interesting personal and social experience. It always strikes me how the years at university have been in many ways a drawn out and personally … Continue reading

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