January - February 2012 Volume LVI, No. 1-2

Society from a Cosmic Perspective

John O’Connor
Returning to Carthage
Ben Sharafski
Banished
John Whitworth
Daniel Bell and the Need for the Sacred
Peter Murphy
The Quiet Stars
John Saul
Flight
Rod Usher

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Hal Colebatch, John Hill, Suzanne Edgar, Susan Reibel Moore, Murray Mitchell, Christopher Cooper, Bernard d’Abrera, Reg Naulty, Colin Pratt, Peter Proudfoot, Tony McCurdy, David Secomb

Art

When Antonioni Met Rothko

Christopher Heathcote

Chronicle

Keith Windschuttle

January February 2012

Fiction

The Quiet Stars

John Saul

Returning to Carthage

Ben Sharafski

Film

The Bard or Not the Bard

Neil McDonald

First Person

Why Italy is in Trouble

Geoffrey Luck

Freedom of Speech

History

Literature

My Friend Will

Rob Nugent

Religion

God v Allah III

Bernard d’Abrera

Ryan

A Serving of Bacon

Peter Ryan

Science

The Rum Sedges

Roger Underwood

Smoking Out Evil Spirits

Christopher Akehurst

Theatre

Grey Gardens in Melbourne

Michael Connor

Poetry

Anniversary Poem

David Chandler

The Sad Policeman

John Whitworth

Prague

Victoria Field

Robbing Banks

John Whitworth

Gravity

Tricia Dearborn

The Fell of Day

Victoria Field

Porch

Victoria Field

Portent

Rod Moran

I’m Not Crying

Marilyn Peck

Banished

John Whitworth

Flight

Rod Usher

Tomato Blues

Rod Usher

Sayings

Rod Usher

Women with Infants

Andrew Lansdown

I Know

Kathy Duggan

After the Wedding

Victoria Field

Learning to Know One’s Place

Graeme Hetherington

The Nigger in the Woodpile

Graeme Hetherington

Stone Diary

Victoria Field

Father and the Cordial Factory

Graeme Hetherington

Old Man’s Beard

John Whitworth