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Now He’s Easy

He opens the small, red painted, metal box in which is housed his collection of memoirs from nearly three quarters of a century of life in the remote back blocks of Australia where he spent his time in the stock … Continue reading

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The Party Dress

  Sister Josephine was preparing the younger boarders for their First Holy Communion. Six little girls were fortunate to have doting mothers who supplied them with brand new white dresses and veils. One little girl, Cathy, didn’t even have a … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 240 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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THE GREAT MANIPULATORS

The kingmakers Power hungry controllers of society – The Media Wikipedia: The Fourth Estate is a societal and political force or institution, whose influence is not consistently or officially recognised. Supposedly, the Fourth Estate consists of professional men and women … Continue reading

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The Argument

THE ARGUMENT Jane cried out in anguish when she entered the family room. There, gurgling happily at the coffee table was their pride and joy doing his best to paint its surface with something that was sticky and gooey. There … Continue reading

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To Josie’s

I had a few quid to my name back in 1933 when I met Lisa, the tall blonde from Sweden. My mate Wally and I were walking down Hay Street, Perth on our way to The City Bar where we … Continue reading

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The Public Servant

Public servants are those workers Tory governments love to sack. In fact, the Tories have spent many decades putting the perception out in the community that public servants are lazy, good-for-nothing parasites living off the public purse by taking from, … Continue reading

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