WA Goes to the Naughty Corner

It was mid-afternoon on 31 January 2021 when our TV and Facebook were interrupted by a live broadcast from the WA Premier Mark McGowan. As of 6pm, that evening, Perth and the south-west of Western Australia were going into lockdown for five days!

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Home Among the Gum Trees

This Australia Day, I set myself a challenge to write a brief overview of my ancestors who made us who we are today, fair dinkum true-blue Aussies. Some came of their own accord, paying for their passage, while others were sent here courtesy of the British Government and whom we now call Australian Royalty!

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It’s All About Balls!

Ever since this pandemic began, all we heard from the media was how it’s affecting the sports players, never mind the every day person and the jobs they’ve lost and everyone in between. Sport must go on! Yes, it is entertainment for some, but at what cost to others?

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Coronavirus COVID19 in Western Australia

Since my last blog post, the world Coronavirus cases has risen to 70,111,812 as at today, 12 December 2020. Total Deaths being 1,591,595. When I last blogged back in October, the Total Cases was 45,898,590 and deaths 1,193,744. That’s 397,851 more deaths in less that two months.

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Three months later …

Well, here we are, October 31, 2020 and the Coronavirus Pandemic AKA COVID-19, is still in full swing. Mostly in the European countries and the US with Mexico’s numbers rising daily. The deaths worldwide stand at 1,193,744. Each and everyone of those numbers is a person, someone’s family. I know nay sayers will tell us more died in the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, and estimated 50 million, but do we have to beat that number? Really? Do we? With modern medicine and vaccine’s, we should be able to beat this sooner rather than later.

Australia is doing very well, although there are still some cases in Victoria and New South Wales.

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Coronavirus – Current Situation

It’s been just over a month since my last blog post where I wrote about the COVID19 outbreak in Victoria. Well, today, things have gone from bad to worse.

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