Tag Archive: Events

365 Places: Museum of Natural History, Dublin

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Day 63: Museum of Natural History, Dublin, Ireland While we are on the topic of museums, today I would like to reminiscence about my 1999 trip to Dublin, where I visited many galleries and museums.… Continue reading

A Buddhist in Bali

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Text: © Garry Benson 2014 Images: © Garry Benson 2014 Honouring the Gods is such a long-standing tradition in Bali that the island is named after the native word for ‘offering’ – Bebali.… Continue reading

365 Places: Manik Organik

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Day 57: Manik Organik, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia Today I write about a favourite haunt close to Paneeda View, Manik Organik. Manik Organik is a great spot, offering delicious whole foods from the cafe,… Continue reading

Thanks Tripadvisor – in the top 2 percent!

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Just got this email from Tripadvisor and couldn’t resist sharing 🙂 I was pretty excited to be in the top 2 percent of Canberra reviewers! You can read all of my reviews on… Continue reading

365 Places: Parap Markets

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Day 50: Parap Markets, Northern Territory, Australia Today and for the next few posts, I will be writing about a place I love dearly, Darwin. Our family moved to Darwin in 1977, as… Continue reading

365 Places: Konya

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Day 49: Konya, Turkey Today, I am going back in time to our first journey to Turkey and a little adventure that we had when we were staying at the Babayan Culture House… Continue reading

365 Places: Toowoomba

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Day 48: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia Now Toowoomba is a place that admittedly I don’t love, perhaps because I don’t know it well enough to have a strong feeling either way about the place.… Continue reading

365 Places: Thiruvananathapuram

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Day 45: Thiruvananathapuram, Kerala, India Today I will meditate a little longer on our dream trip to India to contemplate Thiruvananathapuram, close to the southern tip of India and the capital city of… Continue reading

Words for Water Talk at Waterwheel Symposium

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In March this year, I presented a talk about the ongoing project Words for Water as part of the Waterwheel World Water Day Symposium. Just this weekend some documentation of the presentations has been… Continue reading

365 Places: Brindabella Hills Vineyard

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Day 42: Brindabella Hills Vineyard, New South Wales, Australia The Brindabella Hills vineyard is just a little further along the road from Surveyor Hill, a vineyard I talked about in an earlier post… Continue reading