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Use It or Lose It: the intelligence that ‘difficult’ reading develops

My favourite event at the recent Sydney Writers’ Festival was ‘A Radical Rethink’, a discussion between three doctors: Karen Hitchcock, Norman Doidge and Ranjana Srivastaya. ‘Can we change our brains?’ asks the blurb. ‘How can we retain quality of life … Continue reading

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Hollywood Astrology or: the heroes’ journey

One definition of a really good book, for me, is that it mightn’t just change but save your life. Or even just save your sanity. Whether you totally like or finish reading it needn’t matter; what counts is that it … Continue reading

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