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Hair Cuts: Times Past

Today I could stand my hair no longer and I took the scissors to it. Then, enthused with my cutting abilities I took the scissors to Muffin and gave her a trim. It set me thinking about when did I … Continue reading

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Remembered or Favourite Plants: Times Past

Today our prompt comes from D. Avery from Shiftnshake   who wrote “I was thinking about you today as I pulled some weeds from the perennial beds at my place back home in Vermont. I know that people up here connect … Continue reading

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In the School Playground: Times Past

Driving past school playgrounds I find myself saying “If only I could have been a kid now” or ” I wish we’d had that equipment to play on.” This led me to think of the differences that climate may have … Continue reading

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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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Food Poisoning : World Health

Friday was World Health Day honouring the foundation of the World Health Organisation 1in 1948. WHO says that health is ” a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease of infirmity” … Continue reading

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Weather: Times Past

In Queensland and Northern NSW Tropical Cyclone (now ex) Debbie has been wreaking havoc. Starting as a slow moving Category 4 its winds exceeded 200 km/hr and it dumped masses of rain as it crossed from sea to land. Thousands … Continue reading

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Shoe Dog: A Book Review

Although memoir is my genre this was one I didn’t want to read (another’s  book club choice) but it hooked me from page 1 and I couldn’t put it down. This memoir of Phil Knight and Nike was a tale … Continue reading

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