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Glad I went

On an impulse I put on a bright orange top and went to a Climate Change rally.  I’m glad I went and became one of the estimated 30,000 happy people who turned up.  It’s easy to get discouraged, but taking … Continue reading

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Beautiful & thought provoking

I’ve been re-reading (or should that be re-looking) at a wonderful book “Information is Beautiful” by David McCandless.  Basically he takes a range of facts and figures  and presents them in a stunningly visual way. The range of data presented … Continue reading

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Lovers in Trouble

No, the title of this blog post is not an indication why I haven’t written anything for a while.  It refers instead to the title of a Poet’s Voice event I have just attended where I sat seduced as performers … Continue reading

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If life were a hollywood movie…

Tonight’s commute was a classic example of how little life resembles the big screen, especially when it comes to that genre known as “rom com” ie romantic comedies. Rom Coms are the movies that star quirky but adorable heroines, who … Continue reading

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How could I resist

I spotted this wonderful book while browsing in my local library –  “Men Who Knit & the Dogs Who Love Them”. Although I can knit, I much prefer to crotchet so I will probably not be trying out the patterns … Continue reading

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Water break

Last week I had a short holiday in Beechworth, an old gold-mining town in North East Victoria.  The town is probably at it’s best in autumn, but there are benefits of visiting in winter. The chief of these benefits is … Continue reading

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Simply Saturday

When is a weekend more than a weekend?  When it is the start of a holiday. Even though weekends are a good break, there are often a range of tasks that need to get done (cleaning, washing, shopping).  Then when … Continue reading

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