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Sometimes it is better to lose

Hello everyone Sometimes it is better to get rolled in the Caulfield Cup rather than win it. This is in regards to winning the Melbourne Cup 17 days later. 428 more words

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Freedom of Speech is not Freedom to Speak

Too often I see people shut down by others who have the popular crowd mentality. (This is speaking from purely a United States environment, but I am sure any country with any sort of nationalism will have people who gobble up media coverage as fact without fact-checking for accuracy or, to be quite honest, a less biased view.) 374 more words

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except Caleb son of Jephunneh. He will see this land because he has followed the LORD completely. I will give to him and his descendants some of the very land he explored during his scouting mission.’ 337 more words

Countdown to 500 (#1)

A couple of months ago, as I posted something new, the number at the top caught my eye. Once I realized how near my 500th post I was, I knew we had to celebrate. 765 more words

Tales From The Dark Side

It ain't all bad

Hello everyone

An up and down day on the punt yesterday, but that is not what I am writing about today. I thought why not pen a feel good article that talks about Australia, horses, racing and the legend of a champion. 1,521 more words

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Queen Elizabeth I: prude or power woman?

Strolling through the National Portrait Gallery, a striking image of Queen Elizabeth I is displayed in front of me. She gives the viewer a stern look, as she poses in her outlandish garments. 729 more words