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Touching Time

Unique stories of Australian Plants - Blue Mountains World Heritage

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  1. 1 Audio Track General introduction to Mount Tomah (876.9 KB)
  2. 2 Audio Track Station 1A: Tomah (1.3 MB)
  3. 3 Audio Track Station 1B: Tomah (1.1 MB)
  4. 4 Audio Track Station 2: Introduction (230.9 KB)
  5. 5 Audio Track Station 2A: The great survivors - the Wollemi Pine story (1.1 MB)
  6. 6 Audio Track Station 2B: The great survivors - the Wollemi Pine story (973.7 KB)
  7. 7 Audio Track Station 3: Introduction (176.9 KB)
  8. 8 Audio Track Station 3A: Gondwana - the original ark (1.1 MB)
  9. 9 Audio Track Station 3B: Gondwana - the original ark (1.0 MB)
  10. 10 Audio Track Station 4: Introduction (216.4 KB)
  11. 11 Audio Track Station 4A: Live fast, die young - the triumph of the flowering plants (1.0 MB)
  12. 12 Audio Track Station 4B: Live fast, die young - the triumph of the flowering plants (1.1 MB)
  13. 13 Audio Track Station 5: Introduction (260.7 KB)
  14. 14 Audio Track Station 5A: This fantastic land on monstrosities - the story of Proteaceae (1.2 MB)
  15. 15 Audio Track Station 5B: This fantastic land on monstrosities - the story of Proteaceae (1.1 MB)
  16. 16 Audio Track Station 6: Introduction (211.8 KB)
  17. 17 Audio Track Station 6A: On your knees please - exploring the Bog Garden (684.8 KB)
  18. 18 Audio Track Station 6B: On your knees please - exploring the Bog Garden (457.3 KB)
  19. 19 Audio Track Station 6C: On your knees please - exploring the Bog Garden (820.3 KB)
  20. 20 Audio Track Station 7: Introduction (214.9 KB)
  21. 21 Audio Track Station 7A: A sunburnt country - the Australian woodlands (1.4 MB)
  22. 22 Audio Track Station 7B: A sunburnt country - the Australian woodlands (1.1 MB)
  23. 23 Audio Track Credits (291.1 KB)

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Touching Time audio tour credits:

  • This audio tour was produced by Elanus Word and Image for the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah.
  • Thanks to Rob Smith, Director, the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah,
    for the initial idea and on-going inspiration and support.
  • Ian Brown and Gregg Borschmann who worked on the project concept,
    research, writing and editing.
  • Mount Tomah Botanic Garden liaison by Annette Bryant.
  • Gregg Borschmann did the oral history interviews and the narration.
  • Technical production was by Ian Neilson with Ben Anderson.
  • Richard Delaney helped to ensure that it all worked on the audio players.
  • Voice-overs were by Robbie Clarke, Roly Clarke, Ted Coxedge, Nimmi Woods,
    Wyn Jones, Ian Brown, Ian Neilson, John Clarke, Marianne Bate and Kate Chidlow.
  • The Sal and William Thornhill’s quotes are copyright, taken from The Secret River
    by Kate Grenville, published by The Text Publishing Co, Australia 2005.
  • And finally, thanks especially to those people who told their stories – Rob Smith,
    Jan Allen, Ross Ingram, Mat Murray, Dave Crestani, Peter Weston, Tim Entwisle
    and Doug Benson.
  • Photos: Jan Allen
  • © Botanic Gardens Trust 2007

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