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Do something spontaneous!

When was the last time you did something spontaneous? Something a little bit off the wall, unexpected and unusual. Something which reminded you of other times – times in your life when spontaneity was as natural as breathing. You never … Continue reading

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Disabled people have feelings too

Disabled people have feelings too No parent should have to bury their child. But that was the reality for Katrina and Rob Young when they said good bye to their seven-year-old daughter Amelia at Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery just over … Continue reading

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Gays should marry

I grew up in Wahroonga on the upper North Shore in Sydney. Nothing much happened in Wahroonga. Divorce was rare, abuse not seen, nor talked about and drugs and alcohol were other people’s problems occurring over the bridge or on … Continue reading

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Winners are sometimes losers

Sure, you came last, but guess what? You still get a ribbon darling! And yes, you can’t sing, but hey, you get to be in the choir anyway. And who cares if you’ve got two left feet, of course you … Continue reading

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Ice Skating Champions’ Priceless Performance

The thing I love about my world are the contrasts. My friends provide many, weaving a colourful tapestry around me of different political persuasions and religions. Some are married, others remain single, some are housewives, others more career driven. All … Continue reading

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Gotta love Sydney!

I unexpectedly fell in love last weekend, seduced by a familiar smooth operator I’ve probably taken too much for granted in the past. This heartbreaker wasn’t a fella, but a lady, my very own city of Sydney. Having lived here … Continue reading

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Lost in One Direction

No Direction for One Direction So there I was alert and alarmed, ready for action. The left forefinger was on the telephone button, the headsets were on, the right forefinger was hovering over the keyboard. I was on a mission. … Continue reading

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