Monthly Archives: November 2011

Late night history (updated)

On Tuesday night on ABC Radio National’s Late Night Live, Mark St Leon will be talking about his book Circus: The Australian Story, published by Melbourne Books. Mark is a Dictionary author and recently joined the Dictionary of Sydney Trust … Continue reading

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Counting down

Posting has been a bit thin here at Looking up, because we are flat out getting the next rebuild of the Dictionary site ready. On Friday 25 November we close off changes and completely reconstruct the site, including 43 new … Continue reading

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History of the future

If you’re a history lover with internet access you should have discovered London Lives, an amazing resource for discovering ordinary Londoners of the past. Tim Hitchcock is one of the people who created it and other sites such as Connected … Continue reading

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From Canton with courage

The Dictionary of Sydney has a lot of in-depth material about Sydney’s Chinese community, one of the oldest and most visible in the city. You can find out about Chinatown, Chinese New Year celebrations and the Chinese Gardens that grace … Continue reading

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