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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 13th August, 1989 : The collision of two hot-air balloons carrying tourist parties sent on plummeting to earth, killing thirteen people, near Alice springs, Central Australia, today. The tragedy happened about ten minutes … Continue reading

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Change exactly as planned

Obama’s policies at work: What the “oppressed’ need is a space for destruction – no, this is not a joke. In some respect the Australian progies are ahead of their US masters. The space for destruction has been provided some … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd September, 1953 : The police court in Alice Springs hearing a murder charge against three Aborigines has been cleared of women to hear evidence concerning tribal secrets known only to men. A freelance … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)  18th August, 1983 : Five people are dead and another 40 injured after a truck driver deliberately smashed a road train truck into the bar of an Ayers Rock motel early today. Unsuspecting drinkers … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)  13th August, 1989 : The collision of two hot-air balloons carrying tourist parties sent one plummeting to earth, killing 13 people, near Alice Springs, Central Australia, today. The tragedy happened about 10 minutes after … Continue reading

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Not quite the Alice Springs news

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  “It’s quiet now. This is winter,” one officer told me, as the wind howled outside. “Wait until the summer.” For years now, police have become accustomed to the idea of summertime crime surges. … Continue reading

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Domorodá Alice

PAVEL JACKO Během hodiny po příletu jsem byl se synem v bance v Alice Springs. Prohodil jsem, že za rok v Brisbane neuvidím tolik domorodců, jak za hodinu tady a on se jen pokrčil a pousmál. Peněžní záležitosti vyřízeny, Tomáš … Continue reading

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Camels everywhere?

ALICE A VELBLOUDI PAVEL JACKO Když letíte z Brisbane do Alice Springs dostanete se tam kolem oběda. Je to jedna z radostí dnešní zglobalizované Austrálie, že přímý let se koná jen jednou týdně jedinou společností – Qantasem. V sobotu. Pochopitelně, … Continue reading

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