Thoughts and comments from a curious mind.

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2016

As I get older, it seems time gets faster and faster.  This time last year, I was lamenting that 2015 had flown past.  Comparatively, 2016 has also vanished with pace.  At the start of 2016, I was joined by a bunch of close friends sitting on my back deck...

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2015.

Although 2015 seems to have flown past, it seems like half a lifetime ago when I was sitting down to write my year in review. On the whole, I believe 2015 has fared quite well. I’m ever the optimist, however, as 2015 has also seem some challenges and unfortunate...

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2014. What a year!

Gosh, this year seems to have flown past. There were parts of this year where I thought I’d never get through it all but, as I sit here scoffing Christmas cupcakes at my desk, I can honestly admit that its been a pretty good year. It started with a...

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Ready! Fire! Aim!

Yesterday, I attended a Zombie Apocalypse training session at the Gold Coast Pistol Club. Our merry band of potential Apocalypse survivors wound our way down to the coast (50 minutes early, Zombies appreciate punctuality!) and tried our luck with several different types of magic boom-sticks.  While I felt like...

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Heat Wheats

Every time winter comes around, there’s always a single moment when I grab my heat-wheat out from storage and I’m suddenly struck by a memory so vivid, I have to sit down.  I sit there, clutching at my wheat-filled bag of material, with a sad little porcupine embroidered on...