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This Australia country is Crook as Rookwood

There we go again. It seems that the refugee swap with the US is under some cloud. Australia claims it needs to cut back on spending. 426 more words

Gerard Oosterman

You Going to Push What(?!) Up a Hill?

The stakes continue to get raised in the game to see who can blow the most of our money on energy schemes in the most efficient manner possible. 800 more words


Spotted / Oakville, CA / Turnbull Wine Cellars

I had my first taste of Turnbull wines dining at the historic Alfred’s Steakhouse and not too long after, I decided to pay the Napa winery a visit. 168 more words

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Sackville Ferry Cemetery Trustees


Department of Lands, Sydney, 2nd December 1899
His Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council has been pleased to dedicate the Crown Lands hereunder described to the several public purposes mentioned in connection therewith, an Abstract of such intended dedication having been laid before Parliament, in accordance with the 104th section of the Crown Lands Act of 1884 – 308 more words


Update on 2017 Predictions

At the start of the year I posted a list of predictions for Australia in 2017. As it turns out, the world is falling apart quicker than I thought. 333 more words

Woe those that save and live frugally

There is always that pull to and fro of our past. Some say, don’t look back. But with age comes an oversupply of what has been and much less of what is yet to come. 469 more words

Gerard Oosterman

The Struggle Towards a Renewable Future


While countries such as Germany and Sweden take leaping strides towards renewable energy, Australia seems mired in 20th century attitudes towards energy production. 749 more words