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FACES OF TASMANIA...Brushes with Fame and a Kentish or two

March 1st 2015
FACES OF TASMANIA...Brushes with Fame and a Kentish or two. When I was 12 I played in the New South Wales Public Schools Tennis Challenge at White City. In the front foyer I see a dark skinned man in white tennis gear sitting on a leather lounge. I ask him if he is Arthur Ashe. He says "yes" so I score his autograph. I turn to the man sitting with him. "Excuse me sir. What is your name?" ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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