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Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken in more ways than one

Angkor Thom was founded by King Jayavarman VII  built in the 10th and 11th century. It was built in an almost perfect square and outside its high walls was a wide moat which once housed hungry crocodiles. It is a … Continue reading

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Timbergetters, Forebears, Water and BOTS

When we had the farm we became interested in the history of the area and soon realised that my forebears were instrumental in the upstream country where logging the timber with the bullock teams was the main activity. It must … Continue reading

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“As human beings, we are given a unique opportunity to experience life with all its ups and downs, joys and sorrows. It is a privilege that must not be taken for granted.” This quote by an unknown was attached to … Continue reading

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Posted on by Irene Waters 19 Writer Memoirist | 2 Comments