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Winter in the Whitsundays

It is currently winter in the Whitsundays but winter certainly doesn’t seem to have reached there. My sister and I went Ocean Rafting and I took along my trusty Fujifilm Finepix underwater camera and captured some fish and the beautiful Whitehaven Beach. 29 more words


First-timer, baby!

The people have spoken! I posed a question earlier last week on social media asking my friends what they would like to read about, and the overwhelming response was about Jake and his Australia adventure! 373 more words

The abrupt final curtain

“Ryan Harris has retired from all cricket effective immediately.”

The post, sitting right at the top of my Facebook newsfeed, stung sharply. I jolted out of half-attentiveness. 748 more words

Player Profiles

My 13 Months Experience in One Writing

Its been a year since I started this blog. A lot of things happened and only now that I have time to enjoy sitting down and write. 327 more words


Being Catholic in the 1950s and 60s (2)

School was, apart from home, my security. I was good at my lessons, which usually involved rote learning of facts and passages. I was good at spelling, maths and Social Studies, and at Catechism. 578 more words


A letter to Tony Abbott

Dear Mr Abbott
I write to you to express my explicit disgust regarding the performance of yourself, and your government. There are several reasons for this letter, which I will cover in detail below. 980 more words


Review: Forty Spotted Gin

I reckon 2015 will go down as a vintage year for new Australian gin releases.

The momentum for new (see list here) labels from around the country shows no sign of slowing down as new players and existing ones take advantage of the moment. 698 more words