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David Bowie: one fan’s farewell

A friend rang me yesterday and said: “Have you heard? Bowie has died.” I had only just come off Facebook and there had been no mention. How could he have passed? He looked in apparent rude good health and had only a …
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Jamie Oliver launches global petition

Chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver has launched his biggest campaign ever – a global petition to get food education back on the school curriculum. On March 29, Jamie launched the petition following his LIVE Food Revolution show as part of the Sydney Opera …
From Sydney to Paris: Je suis Charlie

From Sydney to Paris: Je suis Charlie

  Horror, disdain, anger, sadness. Those are all the words that came to mind after the last week of stressful and horrible news of what was happening in my home country, France. How could 2015 start in such a shattering way? Wednesday 7 January 2015, 10:47pm: …
Band Aid does it again

Band Aid does it again

We should have seen it coming. Thirty years on from Band Aid’s original version of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Bob Geldof has once again made a few phone calls, tweaked a few lyrics and quickly assembled the fourth version of the song …