What big eyes you have

Today 3 July it’s time for Fairy Tales and I am going straight to one of the biggies… Little Red Riding Hood. July 3 is also the birthday of one Tom Cruise but I did a Tom Cruise wrap last year and I decided to wrap a different wolf in sheep’s clothing this time round. I […]

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Luggage or Baggage

My affection for Grammarly is well known. You can never know too much about words or punctuation or a dangling participle even if you occasionally fall off the wagon and commit a major error in print. A Grammarly post that captured my eye recently started with these intriguing words….I have baggage, but no luggage. Get […]

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Onya Phil

Happy 95 th Birthday to you Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, Baron Greenwich and Knight of the Order of Australia Australia (thanks Tony Abbott). Yes… many happy returns to the man who has stood by (actually one step behind) the Queen in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad, in […]

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Milk run

In April  Australia’s biggest dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn slashed the price of milk solids from $5.60 a kilogram to between $4.75 and $5 a kilogram, with competitor Fonterra doing the same shortly after. What has ensued is a story of instant debt, retailer might, consumer backlash, people power and and a desperate fight to save family owned […]

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First Anniversary

I am celebrating the first anniversary of the Daily Blog Wrap. So I am excited. Just not quite as excited as when I remembered that the traditional gift of a first anniversary is paper. It’s as if this was planned just for me. Seems its all about the strength that comes from the interlaced connection of the paper’s individual threads. […]

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Jelly Bean

Today 22 April is National Jelly Bean Day when we pay tribute to the one of the world’s most popular sweet treats. No one quite knows the origin of Jelly Beans. Some say they are  a descendant of Turkish Delight which was popular in biblical times while others point to Jordan Almonds popular in the 1600’s in France. The history of […]

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