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Australia Day 1988

Australia Day – an excuse to get drunk or recover from a hangover while listening to the Hottest 100. But did you know that back in 1788, for approximately 1400 convicts, marines and British naval crew, Australia Day meant getting drunk or recovering from hangovers while listening to the hottest 100 complain about how bloody warm the weather was? 655 more words

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Clipper Ship Oval Belt Buckle

Just a little unique Hipstrrr touch.

Battle of York 200th Anniversary

Click HERE to view my “Battle of York 200th Anniversary” Flickr Album. It will open in a separate window or a separate tab.

Photography

Bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald - Canada's First Prime Minister

2015 marks the bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s iconic first Prime Minister and one of the Fathers of Confederation. Sir. John A Macdonald was instrumental in building and uniting Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans, in what would become the beautiful country it is today. 151 more words

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I’ve Been Around Some

My current job is as close to a corporate environment as I’ve ever had, but given that it’s at a nonprofit hospital, most corporate lifers would laugh me out of the cubicle farm. 1,617 more words

Musings

Letter: Take Sir John A. Macdonald, warts and all

On Sunday we celebrate Sir John A. Macdonald’s 200th birthday, and one of the greatest Canadians of all time. He played a key role in the establishment of the Dominion of Canada, setting it on a course that led eventually to independence and nationhood. 527 more words

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