Tag: <span>Life</span>

Howard Arkley’s lust for suburban life

By Tim Stone Posted December 10, 2015 17:07:30 Photo: Howard Arkley in front of one of the houses he painted in his House and Homes series, 1988. (Supplied: Martin Kantor) Howard Arkley (and friends…) at Tarrawarra Museum of Art is a retrospective of one of the most important Australian painters of the 20th Century, and…


Fearless bush jillaroo on the toughest ride of her life

Posted December 06, 2015 09:36:37 Silent. Misunderstood. Killer. This is the story of a young woman who wasn’t going to let her acquired brain injury destroy her. By Kristy O’Brien Infographic: Quita Docking (correct) pictured with very best buddy Cody Hollingsworth before her accident. (Supplied: Gladys Docking) It is the silent, unspoken killer amongst us,…


Huge goanna gives 80yo man fright of his life

By Kate Higgins Posted December 04, 2015 13:52:52 Photo: Eric Holland stated the 1.5m-extended goanna was the largest he had ever noticed. (Supplied: Border Mail/Eric Holland) Map: Thurgoona 2640 A man who discovered a 1.five-metre-extended goanna in his backyard says the unexpected visitor have him the fright of his life. Eric Holland, 80, was working…


360° video: Immerse yourself in the life of a bronc rider

Posted December 03, 2015 06:20:34 Go inside the world of Michael Maher, cattle farmer, and one particular of Australia’s top saddle bronc riders, as he prepares to contest the national rodeo championships in Warwick. Created by ABC R+D, ABC Regional, Pixelcase External Link: Enter the planet of bronc rider Michael Maher What am I searching…


The Tanzanian high school brought to life by Australia

Posted November 28, 2015 06:20:17 Photo: The class of 2015 are the very first batch of students to complete higher college at the School of St Jude. (Supplied: Wolter Peeters) As a journalist, it is not often you get to see a tangible example of the effect your perform can have. Sometimes you hope that…


A day in the life of a female firefighter: journalist put to the test

Posted November 26, 2015 19:21:48 Photo: Listening intently to security directions as I became a firefighter for the day with ACT Fire and Rescue. (ABC News: Elise Pianegonda) Nowadays I donned a helmet and boots, swapping my pen for a hose, as I spent the day as a female firefighter with ACT Fire and Rescue….


Spurred by Defiance and Necessity, Life Goes On in Mali After Attack

Photo Outdoors the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali on Saturday. Credit Jerome Delay/Linked Press BAMAKO, Mali â?? On a sunny weekend morning, one day right after gunmen went on a murderous rampage at the Radisson Blu hotel, a neighborhood dignitary sped across town in his official government S.U.V. There was no motorcade of bodyguards…