Monthly Archive: September 2012

Niagara by night 0

Niagara by night

Niagara by night is no longer a creature of the Falls. After dark the Falls fade into rainbow-coloured blurs across the gorge, supplanted by the neon glow of the Clifton Hill strip. Even on...

A rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear 1

A rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear

a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear; Beauty too rich for use, for Qantas too dear! It was recently reported in the SMH that Qantas cancelled its order for 35 Boeing 787 Dreamliners to...

Livistona, have we been introduced? 0

Livistona, have we been introduced?

It appears that the iconic Palm Valley cabbage palm (Livistona mariae) may not, in fact be an archaic remnant of the Miocene era. Recent research from the Royal Society as picked up and discussed by...