Wooden surfboard masterclass reconnects riders with surfing’s sustainable history

Wooden surfboard masterclass reconnects riders with surfing’s sustainable history

Posted March 23, 2018 07:00:32 Photo: After four long days, the class celebrates with their finished boards. (ABC Radio Brisbane: Hailey Renault) Related Story: Community woodworking gives pride and belonging Related Story: ‘Don’t hesitate’: Watch how Australia’s giant-wave surfer glides on a wall of water The first men and women …

First XI: Is this the single most important cricket team in Australian history?

First XI: Is this the single most important cricket team in Australian history?

Updated March 15, 2018 15:52:46 Photo: Aboriginal players dominated early Australian cricket, leading them to be the nation’s first touring team. (Supplied: Harrow Discovery Centre) The story of the First XI Aboriginal cricket team that toured England 150 years ago is a complex story, a landmark occasion marked by controversy. …

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century Reviews

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century Fashion A History from the 18th to the 20th Century Dress codes: The ultimate compendium of clothing   Clothes define people. A person’s attire, whether it’s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, …

Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style Reviews

Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style Fashion The Definitive History of Costume and Style Tracing the evolution of fashion — from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today — Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide …

Perth’s homemade tinny history raised from the river bed by keen local

Perth’s homemade tinny history raised from the river bed by keen local

Posted March 21, 2018 10:54:49 Photo: Boys in a small, handmade tinny in 1950. (Supplied: State Library of Western Australia) There was once a small fleet of homemade canoes that called the Swan and Canning Rivers home. Affectionately known as “tinnies”, they were fashioned by children from scavenged corrugated iron …