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McDonald's All-Americans share spirit at Ronald McDonald House in Chicago

CHICAGO — Bradley Godish was having the time of his life Sunday.

A 4-year-old boy from Elgin, Ill., with wispy blond hair, Bradley beamed and giggled as basketball players towered over him and made him the center of attention during a visit to a downtown Ronald McDonald House. 830 more words

Ben Simmons

Paperback Bookshop :: Melbourne

There is not much space in the Paperback Bookshop, but enough to come close to books and stories and other book lovers. Let’s hide here, in the maze of paperback books, and leave the bustle of the city centre outside. 725 more words


Cunningham era ends for Rock Bridge with loss to Crane High School

COLUMBIA — When Sophie Cunningham heard her name from the sideline Thursday night, she perked up and her shoulders rolled back as she swiveled on her heels to find the speaker. 809 more words


Emily Miller, No. 4 Hickman girls upset No. 1 Rock Bridge

Hickman player Emily Miller blocks a two-point shot by Rock Bridge’s Madison Treece during Wednesday’s game. Shelby Baseler/Missourian

Hickman sophomore Nyjah White throws the ball up to the basket during a game against the Rock Bridge Bruins at Hickman High School Wednesday. 564 more words


Open Studios

Open Studios at the Nicholas Building is one of my favourite Melbourne events. Located on the corner of Flinders Lane and Swanston Street the building is an impressive landmark, but its real interest and beauty lies within – when you walk inside you are transported to another era. 443 more words

Melbourne Life

Warning, The Story of Cyclone Tracy, by Sophie Cunningham

I was alone in the house last Saturday when I began reading Sophie Cunningham’s Warning, The Story of Cyclone Tracy, and a windstorm was brewing.  It was gusting up to almost 60km/h, which is 7 on the Beaufort scale, almost a gale.  1,162 more words


Sense of place

I recently read (or in one case, am still reading) two interesting books about two very different places.

“Melbourne” by Sophie Cunningham is a reflection on what it means to be from Melbourne, and a celebration of the city. 567 more words