Category Archives: adversity

I’m guessing you mob…

… would probably agree with me on this one: if you serve your Country, you should be recognised by your Country. I wouldn’t have thought this was too much to ask for from the powers that be – a person’s … Continue reading

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Home Renovations…

… are a polarising event. You either thrive in the environment it creates or, you simply don’t and it becomes a constant day to day struggle – just getting your A into G – so you can complete what you … Continue reading

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Archie Roach wrote…

… these words – which of course – became this song: Took the Children Away. This story’s right, this story’s true I would not tell lies to you Like the promises they did not keep And how they fenced us … Continue reading

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