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Never a crossword

A few years ago.¬†back in the early to mid 60’s to be precise, quite by accident¬†I got started on “Crossword Puzzles”.

For as long as I can remember I’d always had my head stuck in one broadsheet or another; and at that time, it was Melbournes “The Age”, that had my complete. 1,191 more words


Hundreds of spiders raised in letterbox

It’s the stuff of nightmares for most people.

You open your letterbox and a large spider rears aggressively on its hind legs as hundreds upon hundreds of its babies swarm in a seething mass of fangs, bulging black eyes and long, hairy limbs. 20 more words


Are you an aspiring astronomer?

If the answer to this question is a resounding YES, then gain inspiration from a 15 year old Caulfield student.

Reported in last Saturday’s Age newspaper, Will Stamp, a Year 11 student at John Monash Science School, discovered a variable star using his home computer and an interstate telescope. 146 more words


Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 05/2017

My favorite news and blog articles covering Positive Psychology and adjacent topics from (roughly) the last seven days.

Forbes: Are You Using Apple’s Secret Skill At Work? 139 more words

Positive Psychology Insights

Cynics on the Camino

It’s been an awfully long time between posts on this blog. But I have an excuse – I have been off exploring. Among other things, I walked the Camino pilgrimage in Spain, something that’s been on my hit list for a while. 1,021 more words

Lisa Walker

No respite for mothers caring for children with a disability | CPEC - The Cerebral Palsy Education Centre

This article in The Age highlights the vital importance of caring for and providing informed support for the mothers and carers of children and adults with significant disabilities. 74 more words