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Sent to Thornlie, Australia

Here is the fifth of today’s 5-partner “sender’s choice” postcard assignment from swap-bot.  As I mentioned earlier, one of my partners had already been assigned to me for a swap just days ago.   60 more words


Death of a Gum Tree, 2014

Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils on Canson paper.
16.5 x 23.4 inches (A2)

This massive Gum tree which was located in the Southern edge of the Kinnards Wetland near Numurkah, Victoria Australia, was still smoking after bushfire ravaged the area earlier in 2014. 134 more words



Wow – Now a look and style I have wanted to do in… such a long time! It is one of those situations where it is either a hit or a miss. 286 more words


Ikes Rack Shack (Mr Ugly)

Dear Mr Ugly,

As any foodie will tell you, there are a fair few things that go into a high rating dish – however there are always factors of money, taste and quantity. 357 more words

pray: buyers/renters/borrowers for our earthly things

With Scott next to me, as we both work on our computers (him talking to our new Australian bank) and me figuring out selling/loaning our stuff via an online garage sale–it feels a bit like NASA control with a bit of the “I gotta make the donuts” tired donut man thrown in. 225 more words


Abbott's white settlement remarks offend.

Tony Abbott launches the defining moments in Australian history project at the National Museum in Canberra. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP 242 more words

We've had a year of this !

It’s amazing to think that the guvmint has been ‘managing’ things for this length of time – it seems twenty times as long.     :-(

TROWC’s first anniversary’s record is to be perused with astonishment; for it is hard to credit that a guvmint could get so much so wrong in so short a period.