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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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Merry Christmas to Orthodox Christians

❤ MIR BOZJI, HRISTOS SE RODI! PEACE OF GOD, CHRIST IS BORN! ❤ Merry Christmas to all Orthodox Christians who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on 7 January according to the Gregorian calendar, which is in fact 25 December … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Resolution

On New Year’s Eve I’m bidding good riddance to bad habits and bad company. The innocent-looking white cockatoo will not be welcome in 2019. I love his fluffy white feathers, his cocky yellow crest and his black eye eyeing me … Continue reading

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Jacaranda Tree Still In Bloom – Haiku

Blue heavenly blooms Dazzle  in the morning sky December delight * Some Jacaranda trees produce foliage and flowers at the same time. I have noticed that these trees are the last to shed their flowers. While the other Jacarandas have already … Continue reading

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Agapanthus – Haiku – FOTD December 1, 2018

❤ The flower of love In full bloom – agapanthus Embraces summer ❤ What a gorgeous, sunny day in Sydney for the first day of summer in Oz! Even more appreciated after stormy weather, torrential rain and flooding in my … Continue reading

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FULL CIRCLE – My Dad, a Volunteer in WWI

❤ To mark the centenary of the ARMISTICE of 1918 that ended WWI on 11 November, I am thrilled to announce I managed to self-publish my book this year! I nearly gave up twice. The main headache was formatting, but … Continue reading

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For Anzac Day 2018 – 25 April

❤ I made this collage for my profile photo on Facebook to celebrate Anzac Day this year. In the group photo my dad, Lt Col Dr Bogdan Stojic, is easily recognisable in his Yugoslav uniform. These are the brave POW doctors … Continue reading

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The Girl With Dark Hair – Sixty Years Ago

Our love story began here, on Mount Jahorina in Bosnia in March 1958. ❤ ❤ He spotted her dark hair And her chirpy chatter Among the giggling girls There was love in the air   He searched on the mountain … Continue reading

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