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Saturday quote

Today is Anzac Day, the centenary of Gallipoli. World War 1 was supposed to be the war to end all war, but we haven’t learnt the lessons of the past. This quote by Eleanor Roosevelt reminds us that peace does … Continue reading

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Anzac Day – Lest we forget the wrong things

I’ll be going to an Anzac day service for the first time this year. It’s not because it’s the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli, nor have I suddenly discovered the true meaning of Australia’s “most sacred day”. It’s simply because Alexa … Continue reading

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Song for Sunday – The Band Played Waltzing Matilda

But the band played Waltzing Matilda, when we stopped to bury our slain. We buried ours, and the Turks buried theirs, then we started all over again. And those that were left, well we tried to survive, in that mad … Continue reading

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Brandzac Day! Commercialising Anzac Day

I struggle with the commercialisation of Christmas and Easter, and now marketers are cashing in on Anzac Day. While Woolworths’ recent failed “Fresh in our memories” marketing campaign has received most attention and outrage they are far from the only … Continue reading

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