• Alison Francis

    Australia learns sustainability from Vietnam

    by  • 25/11/2012 • Alison Francis, front page, images, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    VR Urban Agriculture from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. The majority of food eaten in Hanoi is produced amidst the bustling streets. Many families grow vegetables in tiny allotments, community gardens or even on their balconies. Such effective uses of land in Hanoi are slowly being replicated in Australia.

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    Colour me happy Hanoi

    by  • 21/11/2012 • Alison Francis, stories • 0 Comments

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    Taking a stroll through the Old Quarter of Hanoi this morning, I couldn’t wipe the wistful smile off my face. I had just had a scrumptious breakfast of banh cuon (silky steamed rice crepes filled with minced pork, mushrooms and shrimp paste) and placed an order for some beautiful custom tailored clothes. Perhaps the...

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