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Inspiration

The anniversary of the death of Robin Williams brought me back to the blog post I wrote about him and inspiration. I don't feel much has changed, and that's a bizarre paradox of being a fan - you feel like you know someone and feel their highs and lows deeply. And yet years pass so quickly when they are no longer with us. Original Post: While some of the ways in which his life and passing have inspired me are too close to the heart, others have led me to where I am today. The most obvious more info

Hockeyroos and Kookaburras

Hockeyroos and Kookaburras

You might be wondering what the heck I'm talking about... if you're not a fan of either field hockey, the Olympics, or Australia. Not only do I love the Olympics as it gives me a chance to watch sport 24/7 (Hubby is anti-sport), but I LOVE watching hockey on TV! In Australia however, it's one of those sports that gets zero TV coverage unless it's the Olympics or the Commonwealth Games so I am all over this! Excuse my while I stay up past my bedtime and watch all the games!! Until next week, MM xx more info

#ANZAC100 – Fromelles and Pozières

#ANZAC100 - Fromelles and Pozières

For the Fallen Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), published in The Times newspaper on 21st September 1914. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into immortal spheres. There is music in the midst of desolation And a glory that shines upon our tears. They went with songs to the battle, they were young, Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were more info

Happy 50th Birthday Play School!

Happy 50th Birthday Play School!

I've watched ABC TV & the ABC kids programmes all my life and just had to pause and say thank you. For the fun and silly shows, for the educational and diverse shows, for the people who made them (in front of and behind the camera), and for the people who created the messages behind the shows. I can still sit and watch Play School quite happily on my own, even though my youngest is 8 and is already at school when it comes on TV. And I don't mind admitting that I absolutely more info

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