Archive for November, 2019

Christmas Lights

This was last year’s Christmas Lights (in the suburbs) Competition WINNER in Perth, WA. 

8 Meadow Springs Drive

This is how they do it in the U.S. 

Can’t wait to take the grandies for a drive around the entries in my suburb – bit of a Christmas tradition, now.  Gets us in the mood for all the mayhem and raises money for different charities while entertaining the local kids. 


#PerthXmasLights  #XmasLightsComp  #LocalXmasLights.

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There is not a lot of good Christmas decoration in Fremantle so Cicerello’s in the Fishing Boat Harbour deserves credit for this great display. The thousands of little lights moving in the breeze look stunning, so take your children for a stroll one evening from about 7.30pm. Roel Loopers


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For more than a decade Tuba Skinny has played on the street where appreciative listeners can tip the band. You too now can support their artistry by tipping them online. Using PayPal.com donate to tubaskinny@gmail.com. Using Venmo.com donate to “tuba skinny.” You also can support the band by buying their music: http://tubaskinny.com/music

via Tuba Skinny: “Going Back Home” Spotted Cat April 10,2012 — The Inquiring Mind

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Attention span of a puppy? Pushed for time? “Publishing is a long game. As they say, you have to be a stayer if you want to be a player. Even if your book is only 500 words!” said Jen Storer, children’s author and chief inspirationalist at Girl & Duck.com when discussing the pitted path to […]

via My Elusive Career as an Aspiring Writer — Thoughts Become Words

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She used to see him everywhere He wove into every conversation ‘All roads lead to…’ they joked Now the roads go new places Wind through wishful thinking, blissful realities settle comfortably in what is for what it’s worth.

via poem- wishes — Shawn L. Bird

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The jewels are part of the collection of the royal House of Saxony, and the German press is calling their disappearance the biggest theft since World War II.

via Immeasurably Valuable Jewels Have Been Stolen From a German Palace — Observer

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Australian thriller “Safe Harbour” has won the International Emmy Award for movie/miniseries at the 47th annual ceremony recognizing programs from outside the U.S. The thriller about a disturbing trip to Indonesia for a group of friends from Brisbane beat out nominees from Brazil, India and Hungary. Matchbox Pictures’ produced the series for Australia’s SBS. “Safe…

via International Emmy Awards: Australia’s ‘Safe Harbour’ Wins for Movie/Miniseries — Variety

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