Angela Shanahan

Teaching history

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Australia Day always brings out the whingers, the whiners, the crazy Invasion Day anti-nationalists and the almost equally crazy flag-draped…

Teaching history

2 February 2017 3:00 pm

Australia Day always brings out the whingers, the whiners, the crazy Invasion Day anti-nationalists and the almost equally crazy flag-draped…

Anzac Diary

30 April 2015 9:30 am

I am writing this diary from the Opera, not the theatrical sort, we are on a cruise ship anchored for…

Foreign notes

3 July 2014 1:00 pm

We have been in Italy since the beginning of May when I had what people politely term a ‘significant birthday’,…

Our valued Vatican envoy

24 October 2013 2:00 pm

In mid-2009, I landed in Italy for an extended break, as it happened, on the day of the L’Aquila earthquake.…