Get Out of Jail Free Card

Well, that’s what we thought. Getting fully vaccinated, ie two jabs of vaccine, for us over 60s, that meant getting AZ (AstraZenica). In the early part of this Coronavirus pandemic, we were told that if we get the jab and 70% of other West Aussies do the same and the rest of the country, then we should be able to move more freely, at least within our own country!

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Things Are Looking Grim

COVID 19 has taken a strong hold in Australia, mostly in New South Wales (NSW) around the Greater Sydney area. Cases have now hit a record high with the Delta variant reaching up to 300 a day and growing. 356 new cases were reported in Sydney, today, 10 August 2021.

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It’s Time to Roll Up

It’s Time to Roll Up. Yes, that’s the slogan advertised for all Australian’s to roll up their sleeves and get vaccinated against COVID-19. The more people who do, the more we protect our families, friends and community.

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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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