2011

26 January 2011 – Floods and memory
28 January 2011 Groundhog Day
29 January 2011 Carmine at the end of the world
31 January 2011 The Blood Libel – and Sarah Palin
2 February 2011 Crane Brinton, Egypt, and The Anatomy of Revolution
4 February 2011 Chinese New Year – and the Cantonese speaking bushranger
6 February 2011 The Age of Anecdotage
10 February 2011 White collar work: doing the laundry
13 February 2011 Kookaburras: the sounds of Australia
15 February 2011 Whalers in the Pacific
19 February 2011 Milk is the ultimate motherhood statement
21 February 2011 A Golden Goose Egg: mining the resources boom
24 February 2011 Their ghosts may be heard: the rise and fall of the Australian Labor Party
27 February 2011 Carnival: a moveable feast
2 March 2011 The Monstrous Regiment of Women
5 March 2011 Turtles (and tortoises) all the way
10 March 2011 Pecunia non olet
13 March 2011 Bloodsuckers: a short history of the leech
16 March 2011 Bearded Radicals
20 March 2011 Tobacco: the deadly weed?
24 March 2011 Time Zones
29 March 2011 A Stitch in Time
2 April 2011 To Err is Human; to pick up errors is human too
6 April 2011 Sandgate, in a good pair of boots
9 April 2011 Communications in Revolution; Revolutions in Communication
14 April 2011 Oh Shenandoah! Australians in the American Civil War
19 April 2011 Corsets and Centrefolds: 150 years of women’s magazines
23 April 2011 The Chocolate Conscience
25 April 2011 Bunyips
1 May 2011 Pineapple Chunks
4 May 2011 Where were you when…?
8 May 2011 Little Bags of Poison
11 May 2011 Secular Saints and Sinners
14 May 2011 Pictures from Two Exhibitions
18 May 2011 Her Dedication
22 May 2011 Candle in the wind
25 May 2011 Old Fritz and his dogs
2 June 2011 China wakes
5 June 2011 The Lamington goes to War
7 June 2011 Coins in Early Australia
10 June 2011 Our Sedentary Ways
15 June 2011 Abattoir Fever
19 June 2011 Rules of Engagement
NB: This post is now a separate page – A Guide to Asking For Help by Email
21 June 2011 Samoa’s great leap forward
25 June 2011 Contested Places
28 June 2011 Mistaken Lords
4 July 2011 Pushing back the Hendra virus
8 July 2011 The Habsburg Inheritance
11 July 2011 Scandal Sheets
17 July 2011 Case Histories
22 July 2011 The Radical Effect of Holloway’s Pills
26 July 2011 More or Less: the Norwegian massacre and statistics
30 July 2011 Hamlet’s University
3 August 2011 Why the Census Counts
11 August 2011 Jane Eyre and the Sisterhood
15 August 2011 Ice
21 August 2011 7 Books that changed the way I think about history
26 August 2011 Celebrity Chefs and Soup Kitchens
5 September 2011 In Flanders Fields
8 September 2011 Noble Hector
13 September 2011 Qantas – and home thoughts from abroad
18 September 2011 Whaling, then and now
22 September 2011 Food riots
28 September 2011 History at the Coalface
5 October 2011 Thomas Brisbane: the star-gazing governor
9 October 2011 Vale Steve Jobs
14 October 2011 Occupying Wall Street and Boundary Streets
18 October 2011 Phar Lap and the Australian Dictionary of Biography
21 October 2011 That Missing Curtsey
26 October 2011 Mud-wrestling on St Crispin’s Day
31 October 2011 Trick or Treat?
4 November 2011 Family Papers
9 November 2011 Violators, Victims and Vigilantes
17 November 2011 Sea Dragons
21 November 2011 The President and the Barmaid
25 November 2011 Was this the real Stephen Maturin?
1 December 2011 Clothes and the stories they tell
8 December 2011 The cost of a pearl of great price
12 December 2011 Marriage traditions, now and forever evolving
17 December 2011 Dürer and the Aztecs
22 December 2011 When the Boat People were Welcome
24 December 2011 Summer Christmas

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