Monthly Archives: November 2013

Pam’s ode to the ghost gum

The most amazing tree for me is the ghost gum. I don’t know if you get them here but we do at home in WA. I think if you are going to hug a tree this is the one. The … Continue reading

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Favourite trees

The ABC have had a project on Radio National for a while, asking people to send in pieces – stories, articles, photos etc, about their favourite trees, or in general their relationship with trees. They have had lots of responses … Continue reading

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Helping each other to get the banana

I was watching a program about ‘being human’ on SBS the other day. They showed an experiment with chimpanzees cooperating with each other to get a reward – if they have to work together to get access to┬ábananas, then they … Continue reading

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Stories from my father – the railway

Saddleworth Railway Station My father is 90 years old, and has heaps of stories to tell about his early life. He has always lived in the country, and those small communities have much to tell us about how community does … Continue reading

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Neighbourliness

I was listening to Life Matters on the radio on 25 October and heard the start of a talkback on neighbours. They had an interview at the start of the program with a guy, ┬áJohn Elliot (pictured above), who has … Continue reading

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