Six years ago

I was reminded on Facebook of a post I had published six years ago and I thought it was worth visiting again.The chart is small but if you click on the image you will be able to read it.  There are some points that are well worth noting.  I think the amount of sitting I…

A wide brown land. . . . .

A sculpture at the National Arboretum in Canberra, the nation’s capital.  You can see Black Mountain Tower in the background. Many Australians would at least be familiar with the second verse of Dorothea MacKellar’s poem, My Country.  In the video the poet recites the complete poem.  During this time of devastating bushfires and now flooding…

The story of Anne Frank

I visited the Bairnsdale Library last week as there is a new exhibition about Anne Frank on the top floor of the library. The exhibition opened in The Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne and is now travelling around the country. In 2015 the Anne Frank House introduced a new generation of travelling exhibitions: “Let Me…

Looking for inspiration.

I want to make some pictures to hang in our toilet but I am not sure quite what I want to do.  I decided to take a look at my Pinterest board for ideas and was surprised by the many and wonderful quotes that I had pinned there.  It will be difficult to make a…

The last of my May reads

These are two non-fiction reads this month.  Wake up was read in a sitting and it certainly shed light on many aspects of our use of digital technology. “Your essential guide to the biggest revolution of the past century. David Fagan was at the forefront of this revolution as he helped take one of Australia’s…