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Cockatoos and Coal

Rain is predicted so we set off for a drive north. A white cloud of cockatoos rise up as we pass. They have been feasting on the left over hay and at least are not ripping my trees apart. The  ...

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Review of ‘Australia Remembers, Customs and Traditions of the Australian Defence Force‘, by Allison Paterson. Published by Big Sky Publishing www.bigskypublishing.com.au March 2021.  ...

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Blue Hills

It’s Sunday morning and we are heading for the hills. We live in a valley surrounded by our own blue hills, layers of different blues that change as the sun moves across the sky.  ...

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Fairy Tales

I have been exploring old traditional fairy tales. I know that many are violent, with witches, ovens and lost children. And more than a few are grim. But I found some in my edition of Hans  ...

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Bees

Nature is amazing. At the same time each year, early January, the paddocks are dotted with luminous patches of white blossom. The Angophora floribundas are flowering! Heavy sweet bunches hang  ...

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