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A Poem Or Three

THE DUNNY BY THE CREEK Oh Mother, please come with me, I’m much too small to go alone on nature’s mission way down there, There are scary things and the wind shakes the dunny by the creek. Please dear Mother, … Continue reading

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New Chums On The Farm

I suppose we surprised ourselves as much as anyone else when we took up farming, but the biggest surprise of all was our progression to dairy farming. We weren’t city-ites, but in the eyes of a farmer we were townies … Continue reading

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The Hands Of Time

Daylight Saving is an innovation I could do without. For as long as I can remember, I have been up and doing at first light. I don’t need extended daylight at the end of the day when I’ve spent every … Continue reading

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Against The Odds

As he drove to the cricket ground, Chalky weighed up the odds and found them stacked heavily against his team. They had clawed their way to the grand final and now were going into the match as underdogs, tipped to … Continue reading

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Out Of The Blue

“I’m sorry Melly, honestly! It’s been a long hard week and I’m exhausted.” Leila apologised after turning down Melanie’s invitation to dinner. “Oh, come on Leila – I know it’s short notice but Peter only gave me a couple of … Continue reading

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The Milking Girls

what is a cow? A cow is a completely automatic milk manufacturing machine. It is encased in untanned leather and mounted on four vertical moveable supports – one in each corner. The front end contains a cutting and grinding mechanism … Continue reading

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Johnson

He turned up one morning at the homestead gate. The broad primitive features were wizened with age and framed by a full head of snow white hair. Well, it would have been snow white had it been washed in the … Continue reading

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