In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
Shimmering heat on undulating sand dunes, swaying palms, the tang of eucalyptus in the air -- these things meant home for Maya growing up in Egypt. When the Suez crisis forced foreigners, including Maya's family, out of Egypt in 1956, she had to admit she had only ever been a guest there. But it was not easy to let Egypt go. She had been born in the legendary city of Alexandria, with its intoxicating mix of cultures, colours and flavours, and Egypt was in her blood.
It was not until Maya, by then in her fifties, came to Alice Springs that she recovered a sense of home. The Mecca Date Farm reminded her of the palm groves in Alexandria; the red river gums in the dry Todd River brought back memories of reaching out for eucalyptus leaves from her balcony as a little girl. She rediscovered a desert world that she thought had been lost forever.