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NEW BOOK VIETNAM β€˜THE LONG SHADOW’ AGENT ORANGE-

Humans please understand we need Peace

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True Story AUSTRALIA

Advertisements Thirty-four years ago, today, I remember the weather was sunny, and I was in the family room when I opened the Sunday Sun to see the headline, β€œGoodbye, My Son.” The son to whom the article referred was Kevin Barlow. Barlow may have been many things, but he was not an evil man. Brian […]

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A Rose by Any Other Name

Advertisements A scraping of chairs as blunt pencils came to rest Smiles of satisfaction from chair borne robots who had met the test Mid the comfortable, constant hum of cool air, their mission was completeΒ  Page upon page of political correctness as ordered by Gods eliteΒ  Soon it would be official and nicknames for soldiers […]

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Only in Australia

Advertisements Strange but Truth Our 1901 Constitution does not mention having any political parties running the government. Nor does it mention a Prime Minister, how one should be appointed, or the limitations that should govern what a PM may or may not do.In other words, the political parties have hijacked our government system and installed […]

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Australian Past ~ Scubby D. Dingo

Advertisements Ten years ago, Australia had five car manufacturers, Ford, GMH, Toyota, Nissan and Mitsubishi. Now we have none. All gone overseas and the reason given? Costs were too high. Funny that the cars we are now importing (Malaysia etc.) are no cheaper. I remember back in 1968 living in Brisbane when the three major […]

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The photograph on this post shows Australian soldiers on the Western Front suffering from trench foot during the winter of 1916, being carried by Australian ambulance men to transport, which was to convey them to hospital.

Advertisements Many soldiers were evacuated from the front line suffering with trench foot. Prolonged exposure to damp, unsanitary, and cold conditions caused boils and sores, which could lead to fungal infections, gangrene, and even amputation. Keeping one’s feet dry and regularly changing one’s socks were two ways to help stop the spread of trench foot. […]

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Pink Robin – Australia

Advertisements There are many things in the natural world around us that can really help to enhance our appreciation of the world where we live. Often, you don’t have to do more than look out your back window to begin appreciating it. Just watching squirrels run through a tree can show you how amazing our […]

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Story Time ~ Dying

Advertisements Christmas time has arrived and with it a new kind of love. This love is hungry and desperate. This love wants to capture and preserve everything about your Grandma Lynn. If it wouldn’t remind everybody that this is probably our last Christmas with Mom, I would record every second of it. Maybe this is […]

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AUSTRALIAN SLANG ~ author

Advertisements You know you’re Australian when: You believe that stubbies can either be drunk or worn. You’ve made a bong out of your garden hose rather than use it for something illegal such as watering the garden. You understand that the phrase β€˜a group of women wearing black thongs’ refers to footwear and may be […]