I'd best be careful in case this becomes a habit.
Beautiful day here, a mild 23 degrees, so cool and civilised and so, so tolerable!
Thanks, Melbourne, I'll take a whole season of this weather.
We have a new pup, Miss Pip, a Kelpie/Blue Heeler cross.
She was a rescue pup (I won't horrify you with the dreadful details, suffice to say some people need to have done to them what they do to innocent animals) and is such a cheeky, clever monkey of a character she makes us laugh and is good mates with Miss Treacle.
And she's a snuggly baby in bed at night.
Right, on with the blather!
Isobel Mackellar, better known as Dorothea Mackellar who rhapsodised about
I've just read Susan Duncans 2nd memoir The House At Salvation Creek (that I recommend) which includes many anecdotes about Dorothea Mackellar as The House in the title was originally built as Mackellars retreat.
David Hicks was branded a 'terrorist' by the then Attorney-General of Oz, Daryl Williams.
Gov Hindmarsh got hisself in print when the first printing press in South Oz became operational with the printing of the Guv's Proclamation "Establishment of Government".
1950 The Fair Isle of Oz went against the popular trend when Ho Chi Minh declared the Democratic Republic of Vietnam was the only government; Oz barracked for the French-sponsored governement of Emperor Bao Dai.
Colonel David Collins got an invite from George the Third to set up
While I'm here I may look into tomorrows date...