Category Archives: Blokes

There’s something to be said…

.. about the ability to turn your own hands to making something. Anything! Even more so, if that making has meaning. It might not have actual practical use in today’s modern world on some levels – but your involvement in … Continue reading

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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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A yarn at work today…

…reminded me of a fella I met on a flight home from Meekatharra. I was leaving – flustered and annoyed – because once again, I felt I hadn’t finished half the work left to me!  Work at Meeka was like … Continue reading

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