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Today

Today is the birthday of AA Milne, writer of Winnie the Pooh, and a glorious day it is too. I hope you are having a happy one!  

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Remembering the bird

Yesterday I ran into an old friend at the supermarket. She now lives near Ballarat, but is here for a month or so to see her parents, who are 95 and 98. She, Christine, and her partner John invited me … Continue reading

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Fire plugs

It’s been a full on week, so hot again and fires all over the place. I am a long way from anything that is happening (and hopefully it will stay that way), but it must be grim for those closer … Continue reading

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Happy New Year (The world turns)

I went to see the sun set last night, for the last time in 2019, and got up early today (probably won’t happen again for a while!) to see it rise for the first time in 2020… Here are some … Continue reading

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Blurry photos

New year is fast approaching, and with it the end of one decade and the beginning of the next. I am in Auburn again, enjoying dad’s company and a restful time in the country. Thinking about time passing of course, … Continue reading

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Notes on December 21

It’s the solstice, that time of year when the days here are long. I’ve just looked it up and here in Adelaide we get over 4 more hours of daylight now than at midwinter. The sun doesn’t set till 8.30 … Continue reading

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Deck the halls

December is a bit weird here – it’s summer, the days are long and hot (this week fearfully, frighteningly so), but Christmas is coming, so there is plenty of ‘snow’ and ‘ice’ about too, as befits a holiday that originated … Continue reading

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