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Book Reviews: My Year Without Matches, and Steve Jobs

Hello world! After more than a year, I’m writing on this blog again. And what better way to celebrate than by sharing the joy of two books I’ve recently read. I’ve been sick with the flu this week – too … Continue reading

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Lights Out for the Reef doco

So when I started running Earth Hour Australia I wanted to do something different. Let’s make a documentary, I decided. Can’t be that hard…. HAHAHAHAHA. It was hard. But Channel Ten agreed to air it, the talented team at Woody … Continue reading

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Love Turtles?

Then  you’re going to love this post I wrote over at

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Our Reef Needs More Than An Hour

First published on Mamamia I just got back with a team filming a documentary at the Great Barrier Reef and there really is only one word for what we saw: stunning. From above, it looks like a blue desert speckled with … Continue reading

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The Tragic Loss of a Beautiful Mind

Two years ago, in June 2011, I reached out to my friend Ben Margetts to find out who I should connect with in Boston when I was there for my Churchill fellowship studying social movements. He introduced me to his … Continue reading

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Into the Great Unknown…

“Antarctica left a restless longing in my heart beckoning towards an incomprehensible perfection, forever beyond the reach of mortal man. Its overwhelming beauty touches one so deeply that it is like a wound.” – Edwin Mickleburgh, Beyond the Frozen Sea In … Continue reading

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A Visit to Miranda

It’s amazing the perspective you get from up high. Today the Madlands tour team joined up with some AYCC Hobart volunteers and trekked into the Florentine forest in southern Tasmania to visit my friend Miranda Gibson. But this wasn’t your … Continue reading

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