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Noosa – In My town: Sunday Stills

we have wonderful off leash doggie parks where humans want to be as much as their dogs. We also have the river with wonderful sunsets and birdlife and most importantly – friends to share it with. In response to Sunday … Continue reading

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Local between the Rivers and the Sea: Weekly Photo Challenge

A scene so familiar I call it my bridge over my river, Weyba Creek. On the other side of me flows the Noosa River, as familiar, as loved. Both rivers heading out to sea just five minutes from where I … Continue reading

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Sammy Saves the Day: Trog and Other Animals

I wasn’t at Lindfield long. No more than a year. Sammy and the rest of the family were there probably two years after me then they moved to the family home in Mosman.  My Great Aunt remained in the house … Continue reading

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Stairway to ?

“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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A Man of Many Talents

Meeting an old girl friend is always fun. We have known each other since we started our nursing training together when we were still in our teens. An added advantage of our move to Qld was that my girlfriend and … Continue reading

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Noosa’s Best Kept Secret

We first came to the amphitheatre before we moved to Noosa, on the sunshine coast of Queensland, Australia, two years ago. Our friends took us on a picnic to Lake Macdonald  in the Noosa hinterland at Cooroy. The Lake is spectacular … Continue reading

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I repeated Kindergarten three times.

I commenced school very early in life. At three my parents enrolled me at Tamworth Church of England Girls’ School in Kindergarten. As my mother was getting bored at home and because the school required a latin teacher for their higher … Continue reading

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