Tag Archives: World War II

Lost In Details: Thursday’s Special

I was really taken by this set of five granite etchings. They were strategically placed on the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk at Rhodes in Sydney.  The track mimics (in a minimal way) the vegetation found in the Papua New Guinea … Continue reading

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Relics of War in the Coral Sea: Traces of the Past Yr 4:03: Thursday’s Special

We were lucky in Weewak, the capital of Papua New Guinea’s East Sepik Province, to pick up a local girl in a brand new dual cab. Not only did we have the best guide on the island but in air … Continue reading

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Nursing Heroes Project: Sister Ellen Savage

Can you think of any nursing heroes? Of course there is Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell but when I was asked these were the only two I could think of. When I did my training there were some sisters we … Continue reading

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