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SNAKE CHARMED

SUDDEN MOVEMENT GLIMPSED, A SLIM SNAKE SLITHERING ALONG THE STONEY MULCH,  STILL HOT SPRING SO THIS IS EXTRA HEAT AT 7AM STANDING POOL SIDE SURVEYING PLANTS, SO I JUMPED IN THE DEEP POOL, RISING SAFELY, SWUM TO SIDE, PEER AT SAID SNAKE TO EYE ITS SIGNIFICANT MARKINGS SHIMMERY COPPER SKIN TURNING TO OLIVE GREEN, GLISTENING […]

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TO BE AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN PILGRIM

If your ancestors were dispossessed, slaughtered and had their land and their children stolen, would you celebrate the date on which that all began?#changethedate Another Australia Day 26th January long weekend. It was the¬†arrival of the First Fleet of British convicts.¬† 200+ years later I discover my ancient rights and liberties are thwarted by the […]

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My first military awareness: Oh the Grand Old Duke of York, he had 10,000 men, he marched them up to the top of the hill, and he marched them down again. And when they were up, they were up, and when they were down, they were down, and when they were only half way up, […]

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