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Sailing With the Sea Plane.

Yesterday, we went sailing at Sydney’s Palm Beach with my Dad. For sailing affectionados, the yacht was a 34 ft Catalina. Given our close encounter with the sea plane, I should also clarify the yacht wasn’t a WWII aircraft. 1,177 more words

Parenting

Lugubrious Dark Gully, Sydney.

Yesterday, we levitated out of our post-Christmas slumber to go sailing with my Dad. His yacht is moored at a mysterious location known locally as: “Dark Gully”. 353 more words

Australia

"Voters are waking up to Mike Baird magic tricks" - we are sick of fake community consultation

This is from The Sydney Morning Herald Nov 16 2016 website:

In Pittwater a high proportion of people wanted to retain their local council, but the state government ignored them.

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Amalgamation

Storm brewing over the Mona Vale Place Plan

The Pittwater community are angry and dismayed over the Mona Vale Place Plan. After working intensely for a year or so on workshops aimed at developing Mona Vale as a Place everyone would like to visit, via Placemaking techniques, the community has been presented a plan from the new Northern Beaches Council which; 603 more words

Amalgamation

Tagore on a Sunset Sky.

“Clouds come floating into my life,

no longer to carry rain or usher storm,

but to add colour to my sunset sky.”

-Rabindranath Tagore  1861… 6 more words

Photography

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