Belshaw blog roll

This page provides links to various blogs that I follow. Each link should open in a new window, allowing you to check and close without losing the main page. The list is not complete: I still have more blogs to enter. If you have a blog or know one that you think should be included, please email me at ndarala(at)optusnet(dot)com(dot)au.

In addition to this blog list, I also keep some special interest lists. Links to the special interest lists follow at the end of this page. There is some limited duplication between this list and some of the special interest blog pages.
The following blogs have been archived since they are no longer being updated but are listed here because they contain useful material of continuing relevance:
  • Aboriginal Art and Culture: an American eyeA very good blog an Aboriginal art. Will Owen died on 2 December 2015, but the blog is still on-line. .
  • Anna Carlborg's My Observations reflects on the interests and experiences of a Polish woman now living in Australia. Anna died in March 2019.  
  • Barbara Martin is a Canadian blog covering book reviews and aspects of Canadian life and history with a sometimes special focus on Canada's national parks. Strong visual focus.
  • A la mode frangourou. Food and writer's blog with a strong French focus. Australia's Northern or New England Tablelands. Sophie Masson is a well known Australian writer.
  • Burgh Diaspora. Blog on the relationship between migration and economic development. Focus on issues associated with depopulation.
  • Catallaxy Files is an Australian group blog that billed itself  as Australia's leading libertarian and centre-right blog.
  • Don Aitkin's Blog. Politics, public policy. Skeptical about the science relating to human induced climate change. 
  • Martin Lewis's Geocurrents uses maps to interpret current events from a geographic and historical perspective.
  • My Unwelcome Stranger. Writing, musings and dealing with a brain tumour (not negative). Northern Tablelands. One of my regular reads.Update: Denis died on 7 December 2013. The blog is still on-line and I have retained it here because of its value including its message of hope.  
  • Julie's Sydney Eye is a another Sydney photo blog. Includes links to a variety of other photo blogs from different places. 
  • Skepticslawyer  is a group blog with a focus on law, life, education, policy and sometimes politics in Australia and the UK depending on where the writer's interests take them at the time. Some very good pieces.
  • Stubborn Mule.Interesting blog, if struggling a little with posting at the moment
  • The Milk Maid Marion.  Very interesting blog from inside the world of Australian dairy farming.    
The following pages contain/will contain blog lists linked to my special interests. Please note that with several hundred blogs in all, just recording them is a major task:
  •  History blog list is as the name says
  •  New England Australia blogs covers blogs about or written by people with connections to Australia's New England
  • Regional Living blog list covers blogs connected with those living in or interested in life in Australia outside Australia's metro centres
  • Managing the Professional Services firm  Blog List will cover my purely professional interests including media, internet, management, training, economics and the professions with a special but not exclusive focus on professional services management.