Language

Deep origins: language

Deep origins: language

Warning: longer essay-style post. David B Anthony in his extraordinary book The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How the Bronze-age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World tells us that language normally changes so that speakers 1000 years […]

A local slice of revolution

The town where I am fortunate to live, work and teach is situated in one of the most agreeable areas of rural NSW, and the locals are among the most resilient, resourceful and earnest people you could ever hope to […]