My time is now

I stand alone in this complex world My dreams shine from within Nothing  draws me from success Although the cold winds blow They seek other souls With the coming of winter It is indifference which propels me For I am strong with plans Hard at the life journey Those about me are weak Their helpless […]

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The Autumn of Life

As a young person growing up in a small town, it was imperative for me (as with many of my peers) to create the kind of future right for myself. There was little to offer in the way of career and at best, one could only aspire to lead a good life involving traditional ‘Town […]

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Stand Up

Sometimes, it’s important to make waves. I am quite a reasonable and understanding person, even by my own very demanding standards. There is a point in all of our lives when getting along with people and being reasonable, rates below standing up and being counted on an issue. That time has arrived for me and […]

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To Boo! Or not to Boo!

We have here in Aus. a so called ‘National sport’ otherwise referred to as ‘Footy’ It is usually played in the spirit of fairness and blunt force. A game for people wanting to express their skills in a physical kind of way combined with skill quite un-like any other kind of football. There is required […]

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I have often succumbed to the need for exaggeration as a measure of intercepting a rolling conversation. ‘Seventeen’ or ‘Seventeen dozen’ is my usual go- to figure when I haven’t a clue of the correct number of occasions something has taken place. ’42’ is a personal favourite. Not only is it the answer to the […]

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The New Frontier

As I write this, yet another Prime Minister is being dragged through the dis-honour of having to survive a vote of confidence. Over recent years, Australia has become quite a different place to what it was even as little as 10 years ago. Whilst this country is stable and wealthy, more wealthy than it has […]

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