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AbbVie wins Shire in $55 billion deal

U.S. drugmaker AbbVie bought Dublin-based Shire in a $54.7 billion deal that will allow it to slash its tax bill by relocating across the pond. 368 more words


Funeral Cortege

Funeral Cortege

My Granddad was a Farrier.

As a child my mother often sat upon the huge, shiny black  funeral Shire horses as they were being shod. 69 more words

Human Stories

The Shire as home

‘I should like to save the Shire, if I could — though there have been times when I thought the inhabitants too stupid and dull for words, and have felt that an earthquake or an invasion of dragons might be good for them.

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Gelato Messina to open in Sutherland Shire

Like a spoilt toddler, stomping its feet in feigned anger because its older sibling has something it doesn’t have, the Sutherland Shire is finally getting a result from the tantrum with Gelato Messina opening a store in its biggest, most annoying shopping hub. 178 more words


Sunbathing Alpacas in the Shire

I often see these dudes when I’m up and around Nipstone, but I’ve never seen them all together before. It seems the sun was a bit too much for them, as they sought shelter under the tree…..so technically, they’re not sunbathing at all. 6 more words


2014 Sutherland2Surf

It was a very cold start on Sunday for the 11km Sutherland2Surf and the rain was threatening to dampen our spirits as Megs and I took our position near the Start line. 189 more words