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Slim Dusty and Waltzing Matilda

In Australia, this will be a long weekend, as Monday is Australia Day, the celebration of the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788, which initiated European settlement of the land Down Under. 59 more words


As Deliciously Aussie As It Gets...

Heard the song Waltzing Matilda?

It’s the unofficial national anthem of Australia, a bush-song really, that tells the tale of a vagabond/bushie who travels with his life’s belongings wrapped in a small bundle slung over his shoulder that he calls… 583 more words


0621 Waltzing Matilda - Paterson/Cowan (1903)

Waltzing Matilda originated as a poem written by Banjo Paterson in 1895. Marie Cowan added music in 1903. The music was based on the Scottish folk tune… 84 more words


The Armageddon Playlist

The ICBMs have been launched. This is it – the End of the World – so what would you like to watch or listen to in the few minutes before a massive… 325 more words


Waltzing Matilda (Cover)

I tried learning this more as a practical joke for a friend who lives in Australia, but I actually ended up loving it. I changed up the time signature a bit (how on earth can you sing a song called ‘Waltzing Matilda’ if it’s not in a waltz signature? 13 more words


Waltzing in Toronto

What am I talking about? This gorgeous 12″ Waltzing Matilda block! Which is perfectly square. Unfortunately, our camera’s lens wants to add a curve to everything. 465 more words