Without Prejudice - Volume 12, Issue 8, 2012
Volume 12, Issue 8, 2012
Author David ReesSource: Without Prejudice 12, pp 79 –80 (2012)More Less
Numbers from the 2011 Australian Census are dribbling in. What do they tell us? On Census night, August 9 2011, 21 507 717 people 'fessed' up to being resident in Australia, that's an 8% increase over five years. Census 2011 Executive Director, Andrew Henderson, says it's "exciting" to see Australia hit the 21m mark, and I suppose one must take one's excitement where one finds it.
Author Paul GilbertSource: Without Prejudice 12, pp 80 –81 (2012)More Less
There will be so much written in the days, weeks and months to come about the impact of the London Olympics. Very clever people will write about legacy, a moment in history and the impact from a socio-economic perspective. Soon politicians will justify every decision and policy on the basis of its alignment with Olympic lessons and before too long historians will have their say too.
Author Eben Van WykSource: Without Prejudice 12, pp 82 –83 (2012)More Less
According to a recent Decanter report, Frank Labeyrie of Chateau de Coureau intends to open a cellaring service under the sea in 2013. Labeyrie, believes that the ocean's cool temperature and lack of oxygen and light will assist wine to age slowly, and that this will keep intensity for longer and 'deepen' flavour.
Author Vaughn WilliamsSource: Without Prejudice 12, pp 84 –85 (2012)More Less
So, what's the best car you have ever driven? I wish I knew how many conversations have started with that line. It's almost impossible to say, actually. There are sedans and coupés then sports cars and super cars. How could I possibly choose just one? That was all before the Ferrari 458 Italia came into my life.
Author Dewaldt Van WykSource: Without Prejudice 12 (2012)More Less
Author Michael AverySource: Without Prejudice 12, pp 88 –89 (2012)More Less
Almost two decades after the internet and other modern communications technologies took the information age forward in one quantum leap, media companies the world over are still grappling with the question of how to make money from convergence The leader in this field, in South Africa at least, has undoubtedly been Naspers boss Koos Bekker. It appears the Kirsh family is looking to apply its Midas touch to the conundrum too.