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This year, I was privileged to have visited our Nation’s Capital the same week as the centenary celebrations. To witness the splendour of thousands of knitted and crotched bright red poppies, created as part of the Remembrance Day tributes, was both moving and awe-inspiring.
Many thousands of dollars were raised towards funding a breast cancer nurse on the Tablelands and the event will hopefully become an annual event. Sue Poggioli was determined to make Yungaburra the first 'Pink' Village - and she achieved it in spades!
When Mark and I had renovations - major renovations - done in Fannie Bay (NT) I swore I would never do it again. Months of brick dust, upheaval and chaos, not to mention noise, early morning disturbance and sweaty workmen was something I never wanted to repeat. However, five months into our Queensland Adventure, here we are again. Some people never learn.
Question - what has webbed feet, the bill of a duck, the tail of a beaver, and the body and fur of an otter? Platypuses are only found in Australia, and then only in a few parts of Australia, so how lucky are we that they can be found just minutes from our doorstep?