Author Archives: irinadim

About irinadim

Kookaburra sweet, you neither chirp nor tweet. Your laughter is much like mine, my cackle is much like thine. We are two sister souls, one clad in feathers, the other in clothes. ~ Irina ~ I’m a budding blogger. Poetry and photography are my newest passions, living in perfect harmony inspiring each other. I like both free verse and form poetry and am quite proud to let you know that I am the creator of a new form named ‘tercetonine’. Blog Name: Irina's Poetry Corner Blog URL: http://irinadim.com

Aleksandar Sasha Dimitric – Red Star Handball Legend

Aleksandar Sasha Dimitric – Handball Legend in Former Yugoslavia and in Oz! My husband Aleksandar Sasha Dimitric introduced European Handball to Australia in 1983 and was Technical Manager for Handball at the Olympics 2000 in Sydney. He was recognised in … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Cee’s FOTD Challenge

❤ G’day folks! Happy Valentine’s Day! For me this year, all I want is a peace of mind, so I’m ditching the traditional red Rose and opting for the calming colour of a pale blue Plumbago blossom instead. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Jacaranda 2020 – Haiku – FOTD Challenge, 26 November

~ I finally managed to walk up to the Jacaranda in my street before the end of November Splendour. ~ The blue carpet on the footpath… ~ and in the gutter announces the end of the Jacaranda season is approaching. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2020 – Haiku

  A sprig of Rosemary and a haiku to honour the fallen soldiers on Remembrance Day, 11 November, originally Armistice Day, when in 1918 World War One ended.   Fields drenched with their blood The ultimate sacrifice We remember them … Continue reading

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Remembering Sydney 2000 Olympics

❤ To some, it doesn’t seem like 20 years ago. To me, it seems like 100 years ago! Both Sasha and I were so much fitter in those days! I remember I had both hips replaced that year, first in … Continue reading

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Love is … Cee’s FOTD Challenge, 13 September

❤ Yellow Daisy FOTD – September 11 – Rose with raindrops ❤

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Bird of Paradise – Haiku – FOTD Challenge

❤ FOTD – August 27 – Dahlia Bird of Paradise Take me on your vibrant wings To a cheerful land ❤ I haven’t been here for a long long time. I hope you are keeping your spirits up despite the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2020! -Haiku- FOTD Challenge, 10 May

❤ Flowers, phone calls, cardsVirtual hugs for mothersCorona commands (haiku) ❤ https://ceenphotography.com/2020/05/09/fotd-may-10-peony/ ©Copyright 2020 Irina Dimitric

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The Air Raid – Celebrating the End of WWII 75 Years Ago on 8 May

THE AIR RAID When I was nine years old, the war was on.The enemy drowning fast at last; the endWas near, but first the Allies had to bombOur town to drive the fiend aground, and soWe hid below in shelters, … Continue reading

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ANZAC DAY, 25 April – PANDEMIC 2020

Tomorrow, on ANZAC DAY, I will remember my father and his WWI and WWII mates with admiration and a grateful heart. To all the brave men and women who had put their life on the line so that we could … Continue reading

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