Month: December 2015

Merry Christmas

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Christmas / Friends and family

Wishing you, your friends and family, a happy, healthy, safe and fun Christmas Day. Thank you for reading my blog throughout the year and I look forward to interacting with you again in 2016. We are ready and waiting for Santa to arrive – less than three hours to midnight here :-).  

An unsettling dream …

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Dreams

I don’t usually write about my dreams as they can be pretty weird, as they are with most people I imagine. Last night I had a dream that hasn’t occurred for several years. I dreamed I had (secretly) buried a dead body (some time ago) and it was about to be discovered. I was extremely anxious and dreading being found out. I wondered what this dream theme symbolises so I did a google search. It […]

It is the little things…

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Originally posted on <a href="https://sabigurl.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/it-is-the-little-things/">Welcome To SabiGurl's Blog</a>: <br />She wanted to talk, she had a lot on her mind, but there was no one to listen to her. She needed a shoulder to lean on, but everyone had their own problem to attend too.  She thought to call a friend, he was too busy to listen, and he called her a ‘drama-queen’. She felt lonelier with each passing day. People she thought were her friends…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering

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Weekly Photo Challenge

What do we call a gathering of politicians? I worked for the North West Telegraph (a Pilbara community newspaper in the early 1990’s) and all these pollies happened to be in  town at the same time. There must have been an election in the air! If anyone is interested, from left to right, is Graham Campbell (former Federal MP for Kalgoorlie), Mark Neville (former State MP), Peter Walsh (former Finance Minister in the Federal Government), […]

Where do Australians come from?

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family history / Indigenous Australians

I am Australian however my ancestors are relatively new to this country compared to Indigenous Australians. My father’s father was a first generation Australian and his father was born in Ennis, Ireland. My paternal grandmother and her father were both born in Australia but the previous generation of their family called Denmark home. My mother’s father was born in Australia as was his father, however the previous generation called Barrhead, Scotland home. My mother’s mother […]

Life’s lessons

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compassion / emotions / Meaning of life and that stuff

I have heard the following expression at various times in my life. Are you familiar with it? ” Whatever or whoever is in front of you is your teacher.” It is not always easy to remember this when I am in an uncomfortable or awkward situation. Sometimes I might get caught with someone talking about things I don’t believe in. I try to stay silent and listen – after all, they may have some greater […]

A Special Gift

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Poetry

A SPECIAL GIFT The pretty blue fairy wrens had nothing to do When one of them spotted a pretty blue stone One said “I will fly close and inspect it for you” He soon called out for help to carry it home. Just at that moment and very close by, a little girl is born She is very sick and might not live Her parents are indeed quite forlorn The fairy wrens decide they have […]