Happy Australia Day

I am moved by this poem about the Australian flag

Midnight Visitor

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Our flag bears the stars that blaze at night
In our southern sky of blue
And that little old flag in the corner
That’s part of our heritage too,
It’s for the English, the Scots and the Irish
Who were sent to the end of the earth
The rogues and the schemers and dreamers
Who gave our Australia its birth.

And you who are shouting to change it
You don’t seem to understand
It’s the flag of our laws and language
Not the flag of a far away land
There are plenty of people who’ll tell you
How when Europe was plunged into night
The little old flag in the corner
Was their symbol of freedom and light.

It don’t mean we owe our allegiance
To a forgotten imperial dream
We’ve the stars to show where we’re going
And the old flag to show where we’ve been
It’s only an…

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Tech challenged


I can be such a duffer sometimes!

I mostly use the WordPress app for iPad to post stuff to my blog. Last night, in the comfort of my recliner, I decided that I would ‘tidy up’ my posts. In the list there were a number of posts that didn’t have titles, I thought to myself maybe I had started a post and not finished it.

In a moment of total disregard for my actions, I merrily clicked the dustbin symbol. Unfortunate move as blogs that I’d re-blogged disappeared. When I returned to the blogs I couldn’t re-blog for a second time.

Here are the ones I can remember:

Planet Earth Macro World
23 Qualities of Love
Triglav National Park, Slovenia