“This is how we do it,” Aunty Nandy would tell me, teaching me to make island scones or cook enough rice and yam for a horde of hungry dancers.
It’s amazing, the confidence of these children to physically communicate with absolute strangers.
It has been fascinating watching citizen journalism develop at a time when all the tools for content creation and publication are in the public’s hands.
In the communities, you will hear people refer to themselves as black or white skinned. It’s generally not meant in a derogatory way, but simply as a straight-to-the-point way of speaking, common to the region.
A simple guide for DSLR users.
In Queensland, it seems the further north you go, the slower things become. The people run on what we call ‘island time’.
When you get it right, a photograph can draw people in, emotionally and intellectually.
I couldn’t help but think that these paramedics, doctors and nurses might just have been the best act of the day.
By conveying scientific concepts and findings into language that will engage and captivate audiences, scientific communicators can effectively bridge the divide between the scientific community and wider public.
… on what being Australian means in 2014.