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Sailing to the Soul- Quotes Day 2.

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous. 283 more words

Australia

Thomas Wilson - convict ancestor

After my previous slightly light-hearted post about Thomas Wilson ( an-odd-fellow ), I thought I should tell his real story, his transportation to Sydney in the Lady Nugent in 1835 and his later role in the Mona Vale Outrages. 2,639 more words

Ancestry

Boats

A Favourite to draw over the years here is a collection of some of my efforts

I drew this copy of a Boat by Claudia Nice.  239 more words

Newport - Tropical Love Land (SOLD)

144 Prince Alfred Parade, Newport.    SOLD August $2.65

Area: Pittwater/ Northern Beaches

There are two ways people approach this house.  Everyone loves the location, the outside, the tropical pool set-up, but then they hate the inside.   60 more words

Pool

the Shaws' jetty

In the Shaws’ case the jetty was a long spindly affair of grey wooden paling on rickety stilts, with a perpendicular ladder that had to be climbed in and out of the boat.

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Midcentury

The Newport

Everything Justin Hemmes of the Merivale Group touches, turns to gold.  His latest venture was to buy the iconic Newport Arms on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.  With the wave of his wand, he has given it a fresh new look and new menu concept.   9 more words

Weekendnotes Reviews

Paddling at Pittwater

Pittwater is the next harbour north of Sydney Harbour. I’ve written about it before. It’s where the Christmas Eve dog race between Scotland Island and Church Point is held. 96 more words