Biography

July 7, 2016
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Henry Prinsep’s Empire: framing a distant colony

This is an  important book for anyone seeking to understand the history Western Australia’s systems of control of Aboriginal people for most of the 20th century. Many are familiar with […]
July 4, 2016
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Hans Rookmaaker

Someone recently asked me, what inspired my interest in blues music*.  I could have said all kinds of things about how the blues are foundational to so much contemporary music, or […]
May 24, 2016
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Charles Truelove

True Love of Music Fremantle musician and writer Melanie Hall is about to release her first published work of fiction. The Choir of Gravediggers is an historical novella, based in late […]
April 14, 2016

Is it appropriate that Christians call God Allah?

  Last year a good friend who has lived and worked in Afghanistan for many years said he “called the Christian God Allah when speaking with Muslims”. This was in […]