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Di Hill
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Is Dear Sir/Madam old hat now? I do remember when I did my secretarial course way back in the 1960’s.  Letter writing was very formal in those days.  Without email etc, all mail was delivered by Australia Post or the PMG as it was in those days. In the…

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Getting Rid of Years of "Valuables"
Well, they are valuable to me.  I wonder if my family will be interested in my school end of year books?  I'm not mentioned in any of them - they are just part of my past but after some 50 years I am ready to send them to the bin. My mother gave me a cook b...

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Well, dear reader.  “A One Night Stand.”   It is not what you think, when you read the title.  I am actually planning to spend one night only, about 2 kms from where I live.  A friend lives across the road from the Caboolture River, and we are going to…

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TED - A Best Friend of Mine

OK, let’s get it clear right now.  I don’t have a man named Edward, Ted, or similar in my life, other than the amazing website http://www.TED.com. It was when I was in Bali in 2012, that I learned about this site.  I was swimming in a pool in Ubud and met…

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I am lucky.  One of my hobbies is photography and I have a wide range of photographs from my travels.  People often ask me if I have a favourite photograph, or even favourite place to use my camera.  I can’t answer that.  It depends. One of my recent…

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Moving House - Into a Van
There's so much to do.  I am working to move out of my unit - downsizing, and move full time into my new Toyota Coaster.   My Toyota Coaster Well, it is not "new" - it is a 1983 model - but with a newer diesel engine.  I have had it for nearly four weeks no...

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My friends and family all know that I have an addiction to bamboo.  It is an amazing “grass”.  Yes, a grass.  When I lived in China I saw how much it is loved and used there.  Other Asian, South American and South African countries use it more than we do…

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I have some advice for Bloggers, Writers or folk promoting themselves or their business. Some many years ago, I ran networking events for small business owners.  One of the things I gave advice about, was the exchanging of business cards.  If they have…

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My first camping venture out in the Toyota Coaster, known as Myrtle the Tyrtle, was not a success. It was Wednesday April 6th, 2017 Setting of on a Camping Expedition I left Beachmere around 9 am to meet with other Rollers at Redcliffe.  Most were…

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Preparing the Van It is taking a long time to prepare the van, Myrtle the Turtle, for its first trip tomorrow.  The van has many items in it that I am replacing.  For example, I have a cutlery set – with purple handles that I have had for years that I…
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