Monday, October 12, 2015

A Story of Resilience

INK BOTTLE“Show me somethin’ dat caution ever made!”
~ Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God (courtesy of Laila Lalami)

A great example of the incredible resilience of a Sydneysider commuter of Manly fame James Pittar
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Riddles continued unabated in Column 8's David Astle competition. Today's entries include – Ian Cooper of Cabarita Beach: Where is Glenn Innes? (Next to Godliness); Patricia Slidziunas of Woonona: What did Brutus say to Caesar's threatening dog? (Et Tumut); Jennifer Coote, also of Woonona: What does the Governor-General give to Order of Australia recipients in winter? (A Wollongong); and Ray Mullins of Wagga Wagga: What did the visitor from Woy Woy ask for in the library at Wagga Wagga? (Book Book, which is a small place near Wagga Wagga). Column 8 Stories of note 





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