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Singing on Anzac Day

In attending a dawn service and watching coverage of the national (New Zealand) and Gallipoli services yesterday (25 April) I was struck by the fact that attendees did not really sing during the hymns and anthems. 562 more words


Sometimes blogging translates into tangible reality - with Phillippa Yaa de Villers in Ghana

I am happiest when I am able to make connections with other writers based on the work I do here on my blog. I should tell you this story. 359 more words


Lost & Found

Tan, S. (2011). Lost & Found. New York, NY: Arthur A. Levine.

This is a really interesting book in regards to the appropriate age level, Barnes and Noble lists it as being for ages 4-8 but i strongly disagree with this age range and would say that it is better suited in many ways for tween and teen readers. 613 more words

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The ‘Alien Bird’ That Terrified Australia

In 1927 a strange, little known event shook the Australian town of Fernvale.

Approximately 37 miles west of Brisbane and along the Brisbane River, Fernvale is located at the southern end of the region of Somerset. 587 more words



Gallipoli is the place of bloodest battle on World War One among allies and Ottoman Empire. Many soldiers was dead on that peninsula. Most of all, ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Armed Corps) troops. 295 more words