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. He

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Old Sydney’s Physician: the Southerly Buster

Old Sydney's Physician:  the Southerly Buster

THIS ARTICLE   ORIGINALLY  APPEARED  IN THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. In 1910 Henry Lawson wrote the following lines celebrating Sydney’s restorative Southerly Buster; ‘Tis a glorious mission , Old Sydney’s Physician   Broom, Bucket  and Cloth of the East, ‘Tis a breeze and a sprayer that answers our

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