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23/06 – 29/06/20 incl. Science, Babies, Lighthouses and Cops

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Missives of Appalling Idiocy and Envy Embarrassing to Behold Blog article at JordanBPeterson.com : The Canadian Psychologist Jordan Peterson left the public spotlight abruptly

Posted in News, politics, Reflections, Science

ANZAC Day in Australia and memories of my Father.

I just finished watching some commemoration videos live of ANZAC Day in Australia and I’m so thankful my children were able to see some of them too.  My father passed away on this day back in 2003 and I wrote

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Posted in Reflections

Finding a sense of calmness and purposefulness during the Pandemic COVID-19

You may already be bombarded with too much information regarding COVID-19, but I thought I would relay the presentation below from Rebel Wisdom because ironically its focus is to assist us on reflecting just that – too much information and

Posted in News, politics, Reflections, Science

Day 6 Quarantine in Bogotá (Managing our Emotions and Aeterna)

*Catching some rays leaning out from my window sill this morning in Bogotá Managing Our Emotions (Peter Attia MD): ‘Just on a personal level, I could use your help and a lot of other people can as well. Our minds

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Posted in Health, Music, News, Reflections

The Small One – A Christmas Story (Bing Crosby)

Happy Christmas all! To celebrate this year’s Christmas festivities I would like to present a narration by Bing Crosby of a moving Christmas story called The Small One. I loved listening to this as a child around Christmas time. It

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Posted in Reading, Reflections

Phar Lap (1983) – Simon Wincer (Friday’s finest)

Sub Editor: We have two versions ready to go. If he wins, “Australian wonder horse beats the world.” News writer: And if he loses? Sub Editor: “New Zealand horse fails in Mexico.” (Referring to Phar Lap’s last race in 1932

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Posted in Movies and TV, Reflections

‘Walk Star Shares His Successes’ – Hawkesbury Gazette

I mentioned in the recent post Wet Ghost that I received a lot of memorabilia from Australia. One such item was a newspaper clipping from my youth when I won and broke the record at the Australian National All-Schools Athletic

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Posted in Reading, Reflections, Sport and Adventure

12/11 – 18/11 incl. Meaning of life, Saints, Influencers and Virgins

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. A Likelihood of Saints Poem by River Dixon at The Stories In Between: There it is again At the corner Of my eye Dangling,

Posted in News, Reading, Reflections

Camino Real (Royal Road) – The road between Barichara and Guane

For this Wednesdays’ literature quote we are going to take a different route again. Years ago I wrote an article for a travel web site which described 5 relatively obscure places to visit in Colombia. My introduction was as follows:

Posted in Reading, Reflections

Afterglow (2006) – INXS

INXS were an Australian rock band fronted by the dynamic lead singer and main lyricist Mitchael Hutchence. They achieved international success from the mid to late 80s and early 90s with records like Listen Like Thieves, Kick and X selling

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Posted in Music, Reflections

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