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‘That Word!’ Blog 26-2018

“Look Doug, there it is again, that word, I can’t believe it, how many times is that?” We were sitting in the reception area of the boy’s school when I saw it. The word ‘Perseverance’ was written in bold letters, … Continue reading

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‘Gifting!’ Blog 25 – 2018

“I wonder where I was when I heard that General Monash was said to have had input into the career of General Chauvel back in the day?” I asked Doug the other morning. “I have been searching for documentation so … Continue reading

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‘Summertime’ Blog 24-2018

“You should look out the window Mum it’s a Ballarat winters day out there.” Yvette was standing in our bedroom doorway early the other morning, “It sure is.” I remarked after taking a look. For those who live on the … Continue reading

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‘You are my Sunshine!’ Blog 23-2018

“A lady teacher, whose name I can’t remember, held a class concert, at school, when I was about eight, everybody had to participate.” Doug conjectured. “I have no Idea what I did but I remember there were twins in my … Continue reading

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The past has nothing new to say to you Blog 22-2018

“You know what today is?” She said as I sensed the sadness in her voice.  For a moment I was puzzled and then it came back to me. It was at this point that the quotation a friend had shared … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money! Blog 21-2018

“I remember the days when to access our money at the bank all you needed was a passbook.” I grinned as we were out walking in the sunshine. Doug and I were laughing because a certain third party, whose name … Continue reading

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Cornish Pasties Blog 20-2018

“A traditional pasty from Cornwall, I am told, is something that’s made with Swede, Potato, onion and skirt steak.” Annie Smithers, the Gardener/Restaurateur/Chef, declared on Gardening Australia the other Friday night. Needless to say I was all ears. “Well that’s … Continue reading

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Ten Pound Poms! Blog No19-2018

“This is so like my story,” I exclaimed to Yvette as I started to read the non-fiction children’s book she had handed me. “Maybe, she’s been reading my book?” I grinned! Book week was on the agenda at school and … Continue reading

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Recycling! Blog 18 – 2018

“What’s the Peoples friend?” Jenny questioned a couple of weeks ago. “They are the magazines I have in my car for you,” responded Ann. I interjected. “They’re the magazines which Bronwyn buys and passes on to me to read. I … Continue reading

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The world of the generous…..Blog 17-2018

“I can’t believe I was being so grumpy.” I remarked to Doug. “That’s not like me! Is it?” I questioned as an afterthought. This conversation took place because I had been canvassed to give a donation to a charity and … Continue reading

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