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Birthdays (97 and 2)

It’s time for my yearly post about dad’s birthday. He turned 97 during the week and we celebrated with family visiting over two weekends, three blowaway sponge cakes at different times and grandchildren and great grandchildren at hand. It was … 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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River of time

As mentioned in the weekend’s post, it was dad’s birthday this past weekend. He turned 96!! It was a lovely few days – he is in pretty good form at the moment, and we enjoyed celebrating with various family members … Continue reading

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Dad

I know I write about dad a lot on this blog. That is a recognition that he is a big part of my life at present. I see him most weeks, and it is a pleasure to know him in … Continue reading

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Remembering Mr Cogan

I went up to Auburn again this week, spending a few days with dad and enjoying the pleasures of country life. On Friday we went to Undalya again to have a look at the old cemetery there, on the site … Continue reading

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Linking little bits of life

I spent some time again this week in Auburn with dad. It is really pleasant to be out of town, and to have the company of my dear old dad – he enjoys it too. We have a routine of … Continue reading

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Dadda

Father’s Day today so thinking of dad and the many happy times I have had with him. He is slowing down, and gradually moving towards the end, so it is good to appreciate the time I spend with him now. … Continue reading

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Thinking of my mum

It was ten years this week since my mother died. I went up to Auburn, on the 18th, and had a really happy time with dad, and also spoke with all my siblings and with various other Auburn pals during … Continue reading

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1923

It was dad’s birthday this week – he was 95. In 1923, Tutankhamen’s tomb was opened, Time magazine’s first issue was published, Hitler attempted a coup in Germany (the Beer Hall Putsch it is called), insulin was first used to … Continue reading

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Ages and stages (plus dad without hat)

There has been another birthday this week – my elder sister Jane turned 60. There was a party and various other celebrations, all very enjoyable, and I was very much put in mind of how in the midst of the … Continue reading

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