Monthly Archives: March 2016

Nature study

I have been on holidays this month, and though I have not got very far afield, I have done a few special things. I went to the Yorke Peninsula with dad for a couple of days. We stayed at Tickera, … Continue reading

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Challenging stereotypes

I heard a group of singers last week on the radio who are here for the round of folk festivals now on. They are from the north of England, and among other things, they sang a fantastic song about their … Continue reading

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How to get a galah to Queensland

I’ve been in Auburn again this week, celebrating Rick’s 93rd birthday. We had another blowaway sponge, and other small and sweet commemorations of his big day. I love hearing his stories of days gone by (and there are many of … Continue reading

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Crow

One of the highlights of Writers’ Week for me was Max Porter and his book ‘Grief is the Thing with Feathers’. He is an English writer, and his book is small and poetic, and about grief, with three characters (or … Continue reading

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Zinnias

A couple of weeks ago┬áBet and I went to the Heysen Academy at Hahndorf to have a look at their exhibitions. The upstairs gallery showed the work of three illustrators – all quite different, and all really skilled and fine. … Continue reading

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