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Getting ready for Halloween! (haiku)

Getting ready for Halloween! I was playing with “Effects” on my smartphone. My castle in Grayscale and Light Streak. My naughty Cocky in Negative is bound to send shivers down your spine!   And here’s a haiku for  Thursday, 31 … Continue reading

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Looking Up and Looking Down (haiku)

❤ Birds and soft breeze sing Looking up and looking down Blue skies, ground bright green ❤ What a joy to be alive on a day like this! Had cataract surgery last Thursday, all good! Feeling blessed and grateful. Wishing … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus Sapling (haiku) – Doing our bit for the Environment

❤ Mother Earth cries out Plant a sapling in your patch Clean air for all life Recently, Mosman Council planted eucalypts all along our street. I’m glad to announce that only one sapling died, all the others are doing very … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – The Kind Oberarzt (continued) – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – The Kind Oberarzt – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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My Book “Full Circle” – St. Vitus Day 28 June – Vidovdan – WWI

* I’ve been having such a blast on Instagram that I’ve neglected my blog! The time is now right, however, to promote my book Full Circle a bit, and both St. Vitus Day and the Centenary of the Treaty of … Continue reading

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Happy Orthodox Easter!

❤ Hristos Voskrese! Vaistinu Voskrese! Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! It’s a glorious, sunny Easter Sunday in Sydney. ❤ Church of the Saint Apostles: Christ from the Deisis (13th century) Church of the Saint Apostles, one of the … Continue reading

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Dr Bogdan Stojić (1893-1995) – POW in Germany in WWII (1941- 1945) – ANZAC DAY 25 April

Cosel Doctors Back row from left: Dr B. Smith, Scotland; Dr J. Rigal, France; Dr T. Atkins, Australia; Dr A. Bazin, Russia Front row from left: Padre L.G. Tudor, South Africa; Dr R.K. Webster, Great Britain; Dr B. Stojic, Yugoslavia; … Continue reading

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My Heart Goes Out to Christchurch in New Zealand

❤ This post is dedicated to the victims of the horrific massacres in two Christchurch mosques on Friday 15 March. A right-wing extremist filled with hate cut short the lives of many innocent, peaceful people. My sincere condolences to the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

❤ Valentine’s Day, a day of romance, is a perfect day to announce that my book, published by Lulu.com in October 2018, is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Although this book is more about war than romance, … Continue reading

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