Tag Archives: Australia

Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – V is for …..Victory

Ironically V for Victory falls on the public holiday of ANZAC DAY which is honoured in Australian and New Zealand. It is a time for remembering and honouring those who gave their lives for the great good and it is … Continue reading

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2013 Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challenge

Wall of Honour at The War Memorial Canberra – Oct 2012 For the 3rd year running I am participating in the ANZAC Day Blog Challenge hosted by Kintalk. You can read my previous posts for 2011 & 2012. Like last … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – T is for …..Trim

Located on a stone windowsill at the Mitchell Wing of the NSW State Libary is a memorial to Trim. The pictures below are firstly going to set the scene for the location of the memorial to Trim. In stone, he … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – S is for …..Sydney

Like many travellers to Australia both our arrival and departure was from Sydney International airport. By the time we arrived in Sydney we had been in transit for 46 hours and had planned to fly from Sydney to the regional … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – R is for …..Research

Last year during the A-Z Challenge I had a similar Australia theme. I focused a great deal more on my Australian ancestry and you can read those posts HERE. This year I have focused on my last trip to Australia … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Q is for …..Quilts

Earlier this month I talked about the time spent at the Canberra War Memorial. There was quite a lot of focus given, and quite rightly so, to the Australian (and New Zealander’s and others) soldiers at the hands of the … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – P is for …..Pancakes

Firstly, It was all my Cousin’s fault. She mentioned pancakes when we were down in Victoria and since then I had been almost dreaming about them. Then, as luck would have it, whilst we were in Sydney we stumbled across … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – O is for …..Opera House

I was in my early 20s when I first saw the Opera House. I had boarded a plane at Nadi airport in Fiji and a little over 4 hours later the plane swept over the Opera House and the Harbour … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – N is for ….. Night

There is something rather lovely about a City at night. When most are asleep, parts of the City become awake and some bits never sleep. There always such a contrast between the day and night of the same place. Here … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – L is for …..Ludlow

Thinking back to my day at the Canberra War Memorial (see C). This is a photograph of the wall of rememberance. The N.L. Ludlow is of interest. He is the brother to my Cousin’s maternal Grandmother. Whilst there is no … Continue reading

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