O’CONNOR PIPELINE

We will do an exploration of the work and projects undertaken by engineer CY O’Connor, principally the impact of his great works following the discovery of new wealth (for some but not all) in the eastern goldfields, and the establishment of the cities of Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie, where great hardship affected the early explorers.

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THE VIKINGS

The Vikings burst onto the European scene by sacking the monastery of Lindisfarne in northern England in 793, and they remained a threat to many parts of the continent till the end of the twelfth century. This course will cover in traditional style most of their features from their trading to their plundering, from their…

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M.I.N.D. Diet

The M.I.N.D. diet (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet) is an eating pattern that has shown to decrease risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. The M.I.N.D. diet seminar discusses Alzheimer’s disease and its relationship with diet and lifestyle, as well as foods to include (and foods to reduce) to follow this eating pattern.

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CONTEMPORARY KOREA

Following on from a talk last year, this talk will present an exploration of the history, culture, customs, traditions and lifestyle of South Korea, with an emphasis on contemporary culture and also South Korea’s relationship with other countries in the region, including China, North Korea and Japan. Some historical perspectives that shape modern issues will…

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