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Slow but steady growth for books

We are filling our dresser with various titles for people to read in the peacefull surroundings of Bernard’s Acre. A financial donation by a charity has given us a good start. 49 more words

Dartmoor

Australians have stopped giving a fair go

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IN light of the furore that erupted over the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull\u2019s photo on Facebook, where he cradled his sweet granddaughter while holding a beer, it seems timely to ask, is the laid-back, smiling Aussie living in the land of the \u201cfair-go\u201d extinct? 6,639 more words

Opinion

Why we’re losing our marbles

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THE decision to ban plastic bags in Queensland is a classic example of governments desperately clutching for relevance by extending their control over every aspect of our lives.“,”link”:”http:\/\/cdn.newsapi.com.au\/link\/283c5f5c74501181c9e8d7dcfd73c67e”,”paidStatus”:”PREMIUM”,”originalSource”:”The Cairns Post”,”creditedSource”:”Townsville Bulletin”,”subscriptionSummary”:”OPINION: The decision to ban plastic bags in Queensland is a classic example of governments desperately clutching for relevance by extending their control over every aspect of our lives. 3,352 more words

Opinion

Reviews Coming Soon

Hi Readers

The blog has been quiet these last two weeks because my work life has been very busy with lots of storytime sessions and being a Librarian. 98 more words

Libraries

Hands out of our pockets

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OPINION: WITH a state election to be called soon, many North Queenslanders are crying out for one of the political parties to pledge immediate action on costs of living.“,”link”:”http:\/\/cdn.newsapi.com.au\/link\/b9363319f6a0b5564e732d1c4f687130″,”paidStatus”:”PREMIUM”,”originalSource”:”The Cairns Post”,”creditedSource”:”Cairns Post”,”subscriptionSummary”:”OPINION: This columnst argues that a plastic bag ban in Queensland is simply distracting voters from the real issues – including one that’s hitting every one of us in the hip-pocket.”,”originalAssetId”:”547a103e-92ad-11e7-98c4-238cd10501ca”,”version”:”PUBLISHED”,”dateUpdated”:”2017-09-06T21:25:15.000Z”,”dateLive”:”2017-09-06T21:19:00.000Z”,”customDate”:”2017-09-06T21:24:00.000Z”,”dateCreated”:”2017-09-06T02:44:40.000Z”,”status”:”ACTIVE”,”thumbnailImage”:{“contentType”:”IMAGE”,”id”:{“value”:”36696cece863c726225af3add44d46ff”,”link”:”http:\/\/api.newsapi.com.au\/image\/v1\/36696cece863c726225af3add44d46ff”},”originId”:”crop-6eba2c5f219a6c75077b874cd434d0dd”,”origin”:”METHODE”,”title”:”Bankruptcy – empty pockets. 3,763 more words

Cairns News And Galleries

Book Review: The Old Man and The Sea

Welcome to my first book review to be posted on my Alice Reads Classics blog! Honestly, I’m super excited to start this new chapter in my blogging journey by sharing my thoughts and opinions on classic books with you all. 440 more words

Books