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I hated school, but felt free during the daily walk there and back.

Do you remember walking to school?

Walking the few kilometres to and from school used to be a favourite part of my day. That's not the case for today's kids.

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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
What The Bao dishes from the Inglewood on Beaufort St Markets.

Markets a revelation in world food

The world of food has come a long way since I was a youngster -- with peas and potatoes making way for bao buns and Tex Mex.

Food Western Australia
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Over 1 year ago
(Epicure)
Can you guess who? .

Can you guess who I am?

Using just these quotes (no cheating on Google), can you guess which iconic 1960s figure I am?

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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
We were like chalk and cheese.

An overdue apology to my long-dead brother

The pain following your death on that remote country road runs deep. Here's why I want to sorry.

Family Relationships Loss
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Over 1 year ago
(Love & Relationships)
Remember me?.

Can you guess who I am?

Can you work out who I am from some of my memorable quotes?

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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
Don Bradman - number 2?.

The poet who beat Don Bradman to No.1

When it comes to great Australians, you don't get many that are more true blue than Don Bradman. Or do you?

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Over 1 year ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
Gough Whitlam formally hands back land to the Gurindji people, pouring soil into the hands of elder Vince Lingiari.

Love or hate him, Gough changed your world

 

This is why Gough Whitlam -- a visonary politician and man of action -- was the most significant prime minister of my lifetime.

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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
Carl Sagan .

Remembering Carl Sagan, a remarkable man

 

One thing all of these TV scientists have in common is a great debt to Carl Sagan. Learn why.

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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
Charlie Chaplin.

Why Charlie Chaplin stands test of time

 

There's an old Charlie Chaplin movie with a message that is more than relevant today. Watch it here.

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Over 1 year ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
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The volunteer run bike workshop in Perth.

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(Kindness) About 2 years ago
Everybody loves a good butter chicken.

Why butter chicken is so iconic

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(Epicure) About 2 years ago
They may be hideous, but geez, some toby jugs are valuable.

Is your toby jug worth a fortune?

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(Nostalgia) Over 1 year ago
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It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.