Biography of an Anzac Bugle
As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’m currently studying the Diploma of Family History through the University of Tasmania. For the final assessment in Place, Image, Object, I had to write about an object that has been handed down, and/or is treasured by our family. I decided to write about my grandfather’s record-player cabinet…Read More
It Was Accompanied by the Panis Angelicus!
I recently read a blog where the author wrote about his favourite hymn. It was a great story but it made me wonder how many people have a favourite hymn. I especially wondered if I had a favourite hymn. As I pondered the question a scene played out in my mind, accompanied by the Panis…Read More
That Was A Tough Term!
For as long as I can remember I’ve been impulsive. And don’t get me wrong, I’m okay with that; I wouldn’t have seen any of the big, wide world, or achieved as much if I hadn’t been. But there are times when I should have thought things through before jumping in, boots and all. My…Read More
It’s In The Beans!
Anyone who knows me well, knows about my coffee addiction. It’s only a one-cup-a-day habit, but I can’t start without my morning cup-of-joe. And today I proved something that I had suspected for a long time: it’s in the beans. Let me explain… In June 2015, while on a short holiday, I stopped for a…Read More
Deadlines or No Deadlines, It’s Your Choice
Most people meet deadlines head-on. I’m not one of them. Approaching deadlines are some kind of sub-conscious signal for me to drift off into another dimension, totally oblivious to whatever else has to be done. I had been working on an article since before COVID-19 hampered the travel plans of half the planet, or was…Read More
Where Will This New Challenge Take Me?
The Ultimate Blog Challenge is a great tool for writers – as long as you keep writing. It doesn’t work if you skirt around it, doing everything but write. So where will this new challenge take me? Only time will tell. Having a glitch in the system on Day One was enough to derail this…Read More