Diary Australia

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25 February 2009 12:00 am

Chrissy Iley opens her diary

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18 February 2009 12:00 am

Along the stretch of highway leading to the international airport in Khartoum there are illuminated signs of Sudan’s President Omar el-Bashir alternating with those of Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court who has indicted him.

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11 February 2009 12:00 am

My own paper has just been rescued from closure by the Russian oligarch and ex-KGB agent Alexander Lebedev.

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4 February 2009 12:00 am

I saw Henry VIII last Monday.

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28 January 2009 12:00 am

What a privilege to travel to rehearsals on a ferry across the glistening beauty of Sydney harbour! The Ensemble Theatre is set in an old converted boat-house on a tinkling boat-bobbing bay in a land where the sky is nearly always blue.

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21 January 2009 12:00 am

Happiness was receiving a selection of good books in my Christmas stocking and a cold January afternoon in front of a log fire is the perfect way to enjoy them.

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14 January 2009 12:00 am

Quentin Wilson opens his diary

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7 January 2009 12:00 am

Julia Hobsbawm opens her diary

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29 December 2008 12:00 am

Peter Oborne opens his diary

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15 December 2008 12:00 am

Joan Rivers opens her diary

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10 December 2008 12:00 am

Tony Hall opens his diary

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3 December 2008 12:00 am

I’ve just emerged from the gym, winding down after a day’s writing, when my son Sukhraj calls, alerting me to sudden news of explosions and fatalities in Mumbai.

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26 November 2008 12:00 am

Social networking: surely that has to be a tautology?

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19 November 2008 12:00 am

The daughter and I spent the last few days before the American election in Arizona.

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12 November 2008 12:00 am

Alexei Sayle opens his diary

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5 November 2008 12:00 am

Marcus du Sautoy opens his diary

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29 October 2008 12:00 am

Mary Wakefield writes her diary from Monrovia, Liberia

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22 October 2008 12:00 am

Matthew d'Ancona opens his diary

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9 October 2008 12:00 am

Sir Les Patterson opens up his diary 

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2 October 2008 10:30 am

Bruce Beresford's Diary