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Wow! Thrills keep on coming.

When was the last time you experienced a ”wow!” moment? You know, a real ”oh, my gosh!” instant. There’s no doubt that as we get older our ”wow!’ moments diminish. As children, they were many, our days filled with ”wows!”. … Continue reading

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Stepping out … oddly.

I wore odd shoes to work the other day. They weren’t odd in colour, but definitely odd in style. When I arrived at the office and noticed them for the first time, I was more bemused than embarrassed, thinking there … Continue reading

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Horses know best

I’ve never been overly fond of horses. I don’t dislike them by any means, I just don’t get that warm and fuzzy feeling a smaller animal evokes. Ginger had a lot to do with my aversion. Ginger was an unpleasant … Continue reading

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How about a look before you leap!

Keep To The Left Please. Mind Your Step, Keep To The Left. While Manly Council is considering erecting signs along our beachfront asking people to stick to the right side of their path, or should that be the left, it’s … Continue reading

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No chivalry on Costa Concordia

Chivalry, according to the World English Dictionary is the sum of the ideal qualifications of a knight, including courtesy, generosity, valour, and dexterity in arms. Knights were those blokes who pranced around on horses in medieval times saving fair ladies. … Continue reading

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School should be out for some

What on earth is this unhealthy obsession we’ve developed over forcing our children to stay at school until Year 12? Are there really any benefits for the kids who view their time after Year 10 as an unbearable sentence? The … Continue reading

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Mongrel students rule.

Can anyone tell me exactly when the lunatics began running the asylum in this country? Was there a special handover day? A moment when someone decided minorities, no matter how dysfunctional, should rule? Was I asleep at the time? Did … Continue reading

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