Meanjin: portrait of a city on fire

Optimism of the will, pessimism of the intellect” – Antonio Gramsci

This is my 70th year of living in Brisbane. Never once in those years have I been asked to re-imagine the city where I grew up in the 1950s & 60s. A small band of about one hundred dedicated people led by green city councillor, Joanthan Sri, have done just this.… Go to Article

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I had the privilege of listening to Dr Ernesto Sirolli for more than an hour today.

He was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Moreton Bay  

Creative Industry Expo 2012

Moreton Bay is a region of Queensland Australia and is where I live.

I will try to explain as simply as possible what Dr Sirolli had to say.

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