Category Archives: family

An Inspiring Night: Sydney University Alumni Awards

I had the pleasure of accompanying my mother to Sydney to attend the Sydney University Alumni awards in order to receive on behalf of my brother the inaugural President’s Award. Two very proud women set off early (because the older … Continue reading

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Origins: Weekly Discover

What came first? The chicken or the egg? This philosophical question has been pondered by young children and adults alike and is often the first debate we enter when it comes to querying our origins. Everything we see, touch, smell, … Continue reading

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Admiration: Weekly Photo Challenge

My Dad is a person I have admired from before the time I first knew him. My Dad had a wonderful sense of humour. His childhood and university days were full of harmless pranks and the nicest sound I can … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share: 27th February 2016

Welcome to a warm, windy Noosaville morning. Our normal coffee stop is closed for the day so we were forced to drink elsewhere but now coffee is ready for serving at our house if you care to drop in. You’ll … Continue reading

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Rebellion: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Nancy, clean your room.” “No!” “Nancy, I said clean your room. The cleaner’s coming.” “Well let her clean.”  “Nancy, go and do your homework.” “No!” “Nancy will you please go and wipe up the dishes.” “No!” “Nancy will you go … Continue reading

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Christmas’s Past:Four to Eleven

This morning I visited Diane from Still the Lucky Few who reflects on life as a Senior. She was born into the generation before the Baby Boomers – The Silent Generation. This group was born between 1926 and 1945 and … Continue reading

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Focussing on Eyes: Weekly Photo Challenge

Closeups of eyes can be problematical as they seem to have a flickering life of their own. My nephew, however, was well practiced at the stare. Zac too would focus but his were covered by his hairy brows Most cities … Continue reading

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