Category Archives: Community

Smacking a Naughty Child

Smacking a Child When I was growing up, smacking was the way parents “disciplined” children.  While some parents lost their tempers and hit the child with such force that injuries were caused, I never experienced any injuries.  If we were … Continue reading

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Reducing Plastics

Using Cakes of Soap Reduces Plastics We must do more to reduce plastic usage.  When I posted the previous article about using soap instead of “body wash” products, I neglected to discuss how using cakes of soap would reduce the … Continue reading

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About Loneliness (UBC9)

Do you experience loneliness? I think many of us do, especially as we age.  My story about my loneliness may be similar to others, or may not. Let me explain. I was the eldest of the only two in my … Continue reading

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Changing Names on Marriage

Do Wives Belong to their Husband? Do women really have to experience changing their names when they marry? I recall that when I married over fifty years ago, women had to “love, honour and obey” and were expected to submit … Continue reading

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My Very First Trophy

My first mini game of croquet, I won a trophy. Continue reading

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A Mentor. For Me?

Finding a Mentor The reality for me is that I have never had a Mentor.  When the topic came up in the Ultimate Blog Challenge Day 6 – I sat and thought about it.  I cannot recall ever having a … Continue reading

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On Being Tall

Thoughts on being the tall one. All my life I have been the tallest in my class, or group. Continue reading

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Abuse of Women Continues

Thoughts on the continued Abuse of Women.
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Aged Care in Australia

My thoughts on Aged Care – with a Royal Commission on Aged Care and the problems resulting from the Covid-19 issues in the sector, it is a hot topic at the moment. Continue reading

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The Worst Christmas

Christmas 2019 will go down as The Worst Christmas It is four days away from the special day which is supposed to be happy and merry.  I know every year that many people do not enjoy Christmas. It can be … Continue reading

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