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The Child is father of the Man

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Spring 2010 arrived in Melbourne today with the warmest day since last April. I haven’t had the heating on at all today. The winter sport AFL football 2010 season finally ended yesterday at the MCG (see above) with the “Drawn Grand Final Rematch” after the draw the previous Saturday.   They really shouldn’t call it a Grand Final. It’s more …

Do Governments really care?

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This morning I read a review in The Age Green Guide about a program that SBS was airing tonight.  It was a documentary by Michael Palin, and it was about The Last Day of World War I. The last day was 11 November 1918, and we still celebrate it as Armistice Day, and we observe a minute’s silence at 11am …