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Coping with Covid

Latest Update 475 deaths from Corona, in Italy yesterday. 140 new cases overnight here, in Australia. No new cases in China - that they are aware of. Some good news from China, at last. Iceland had its first death, possibly attributed to Covid 19! Iceland! A sparsely populated area in the north of a country… Continue reading Coping with Covid

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Holidays and Church whilst Australia Burns

In case you are not aware, the head of our country has taken himself on holiday. He is out of contact - although supposedly still being sent daily briefings. There would normally be nothing at all wrong with that, except that there is a national crisis - we have had months of bushfires burning through… Continue reading Holidays and Church whilst Australia Burns

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WPress Challenge – Guernica by Andrea Heiberg

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We are hell bent on building walls……

IMG_20150502_144307Walls that take us on a desolate and dying path to nowhere…..

In an increasingly unpredictable and uncertain world, Andrea has so succinctly written how many feel in their hearts.
Inspiration for Daily Post.

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Something to Ponder About

 

I am not a silent poet

A foreigner said to me
Fish or cat?
Mouse?

Who am I to tell him
we are watching Picasso and
man is no fish
neither are we cats
mice perhaps.

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Proverbs and Quotes

The first proverb is a little obscure, so I am hoping readers may share their thoughts about what the real meaning of this proverb could be? The second, the quotation, was chosen after hearing of reports of increased conflict in the Syrian region.

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So Ends the Reign of Australia’s First ever Female Prime Minister

After growing up as a Welsh immigrant in Adelaide, Julia Gillard became Australia's first female Prime Minister. Her term as prime minister lasted three years and two days. No politician has ever had to endure the villification that this woman went through during her time as Prime Minister of this nation. The highest office one… Continue reading So Ends the Reign of Australia’s First ever Female Prime Minister