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Don't Call Me A Hero: ANZAC Day

Australian TV has done episode after episode of ANZAC television, from miniseries to documentaries and everything in between. Up until moving to Australia, all I knew about Gallipoli was that it was a Mel Gibson film. 454 more words


(not exactly) Six Word Saturday: ANZAC Day - we will remember them

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning, 58 more words


The Fallen

The graves were simple white painted slabs with a matching headstone. There were five in all: two were for the nine English militia killed in a skirmish in 1989 with the Maori rebel chief Te Kooti; the rest were the graves of later settlers. 915 more words

Honouring the Living This ANZAC Day

“People always talk about how hard it can be to remember things – where they left their keys, or the name of an acquaintance – but no one ever talks about how much effort we put into forgetting.

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Six Word Saturday: ANZAC Day remembrance -- Gray brothers, Hororata

Eric Andrew GRAY: 20 October 1895 – 27 March 1918.

Killed in action during the Spring Offensive in the Somme Valley, France.

Wallace Oliver GRAY: 21 December 1892 – 19 October 1981… 70 more words

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The Best Sports Writing of TIME's Richard Corliss

TIME movie critic Richard Corliss, who passed away on Thursday night, was also our best sportswriter. He only dabbled in sports professionally, but truly loved the games. 1,327 more words

Basil, Babcock Peaches, and Salt Air

I want to drown in the fragrance of my grandparents’ house.
To be enveloped by the aroma of Italian Santa Barbara.
The scents exist only in that corner abode. 207 more words