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Worzel here, indeed, he was an odd young man who disliked beets, but oh how Godfrey loved cakes and pastries. Over the years, when it rained, or was Sunday, we baked our way through my “Purity”, and his beloved “Edmond’s” cookbooks. 777 more words

The Man They Call The Banjo

Nature of event: Musical Drama: The Man They Call the Banjo

Where: Port Fairy Lecture Hall, Sackville St, Port Fairy, 

When:  Friday January 8th 2016 at 7.30 pm… 248 more words


Waltzing Matilda

To say that I’m emotional is an understatement. Just south of Kynuna we turn off the Landsborough (Matilda) Highway to pay homage to the Combo Waterhole. 126 more words


The shock of those first chords

For Pablo

One of the first grown-up records I owned, along with Hotel California. Some contrast!


Philosophy And Culture

Day 75 - Hughenden to Winton

Continuing our dinosaur hunting we started the morning at the Hughenden Discovery Centre.  The centre houses a collection of fossils from the local area and overseas. 517 more words

GOAT 2015

Those Proud, Wounded Heroes of Suvla

So they collected the cripples, the wounded, the maimed,
And they shipped us back home to Australia.
The armless, the legless, the blind, the insane, 177 more words


How 'Advance Australia Fair' became the official national anthem of Australia

Australia started off as a group of British colonies and didn’t have its own national anthem, instead using ‘God Save the Queen’ or ‘God Save the King’ from the time of the first British settlement at Sydney in 1788. 1,182 more words