Thursday January 31, 2008YUSUF ISLAM: A FEW GOOD SONGS 8.30pm, ABC: Cat Stevens wrote quite a few good songs and pursued a very individual sense of rhythm that helped make his lyrics distinct and engaging. Matthew & Son, Peace Train, Where Do The Children Play, First Cut Is The Deepest, and Wild World spring readily to mind after 30 years. Morning Has Broken and Moonshadow were good, too. Stevens was a headline act in the '60s and '70s but gave it all away in 1979, changing his name, adopting the Muslim faith and ...
Tuesday January 29, 2008KINGSTON Heath, one of the world's great golf courses, is adopting a new face for this week's Women's Australian Open.
Saturday January 19, 2008The Australian Government is in a dilemma over enforcing its policy against commercial whaling, which may explain why its chartered patrol vessel Oceanic Viking is adopting a low profile in the dispute between two privately-owned vessels. The brinksmanship displayed by the owners of these two vessels in Australian Antarctic Territory waters should not obscure the fact that this is essentially a dispute between the Japanese and Australian governments.
Thursday January 17, 2008Today's fact Stalking, surprise and adopting habits of the intended prey are all considered sportsmanlike tactics for hunting wild game.