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Query post pages

Query post pages

WordPress is an excellent tool. Simply brilliant. There is a feature in WordPress that allows you to query posts based on criteria that you set. For example, you can label posts with a specific category and with that information create a page that lists or displays simply those specific posts. There are WordPress themes, such(…)

Dana Watts #FF

Dana Watts #FF

This week’s Friday Follow Interview is with the incredible Dana Watts teaching in New Delhi, India. She is an education legend and admired by many around the world.

Australians at war

Australians at war

When teaching the history of Australia’s role in significant conflicts such as the Second World War there are a number of web sites that I and my students turn to as part of our programme of exploration and investigation. To begin, Australians at War and Fifty Australians are two sites that I share with my students(…)

Melbourne sojourn

Melbourne sojourn

Melbourne is an interesting city. Shao Ping and I just spent 4 days there. Tourists we were and also observers of the human condition. We enjoyed our break in Melbourne and we intend to return to catch the Tutankhamun exhibition in April. We went to the National Gallery of Victoria and checked out the Gustave Moreau(…)

Pasir Ris in Singapore

Pasir Ris in Singapore

My wife Shao Ping and I lived in Pasir Ris in north-eastern Singapore for a year or so and sometimes of an evening we would walk down to the beach to catch the cool breeze and watch the world go by. Mangroves dotted the shore and the nearby estuary. It was not unusual to see(…)

Tropical storm in Singapore

Tropical storm in Singapore

I was fond of the storms that criss-crossed Singapore. These great storms would roll in with high winds and driving rain. I would watch them from the windows of our flat in Bukit Batok. I photographed the storms and this is one such occasion. The swirling clouds, intense rain, the smell of the rain and(…)