Category Archives: war

Reflections on the selflessness and sacrifice of some extraordinary strangers…

ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand is a significant day of remembrance on 25 April every year. It commemorates Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations;¬†and the contribution and suffering of … Continue reading

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In defence of Adam and PTSD

Not the biblical Adam, the Adam in Arafura. No one likes everyone, I know that. Not everyone will like my book, or me, or my opinions. Peoples ‘sparkly bits’ don’t always match. We all view people and events around us … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace – 21 September

The lovely Catalina Egan invited me on a blog hop for International Day of Peace. http://www.virtualbooktourcafe.com/3/post/2013/08/peace-in-time-book-blitz-hop-the-bridge-of-deaths.html Catalina is passionate about PEACE, and asked me to write a short post. Wow, peace. I immediately think of there not being enough of … Continue reading

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