I am not a political animal, but I do have a number of friends heavily involved in politics on both sides of the fence. An election is in the air, both at Territory government and at the Federal level so there’s a more than the usual amount of door knocking and pamphlets in my letter … Continue reading On My Bipartisan Soapbox
Over the course of my career, I have met a great many people and listened to a zillion public speakers ranging from royalty and heads of state to PTA Chairs and multibillionaires. Tonight, I heard the best speaker ever! This evening I was very privileged to meet Li Cunxin. Many of you reading this post … Continue reading The best speaker I have EVER heard!
Today, 25th April 2015 is the centenary of the Gallipoli landing. Many of those I've met overseas have no idea what ANZAC Day is and indeed for many years, it wasn't something that was really taught in Australian schools either, but that's all changed now. The history is taught to school kids not just about … Continue reading ANZAC DAY – 25th April
It's already Australia Day but, where I am, here in my little flat in Ecija, Spain, rugged up in 4 layers of clothing with the heaters on, it's not yet the 26th. I am however reflecting on my journey to becoming Australian. I wasn’t born in Australia, but then again, neither were so many others … Continue reading HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY