Hello Possums!

Hello Possums!

    ‘Hello Possums!’   has long been Dame Edna Everidge’s affectionate greeting to her audience. They are definitely very cute….in their place!   Once  my husband and I awoke  before dawn to the tinkling of glassware and thought a burglar  was making off with our crystal goblets. We

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A WOMBAT IS WISE IN A WONDERFUL WAY

A WOMBAT IS WISE IN  A WONDERFUL WAY

The wombat has a reputation for being a bit, well…..not that bright. The wonderful Australian author Ruth Park wrote a series of  very popular children’s stories under the title. The Muddle-headed Wombat,   Waddling this way! And what does he know?  Well, how to dig, for one thing.

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TIGER OF THE TASMANIAN KIND

TIGER OF THE TASMANIAN KIND

Recently my partner Rob and I were in Kakadu. looking at indigenous rock art. For me, the most exciting image was of a thylacine, thought to be over 4,000 years old. How wonderful. TRAPPED IN TASMANIA… For many months in 1908 the Tasmanian coastal towns  of Penguin

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