The Rising Sun Badge - Third Pattern, May 1904, carried a scroll inscribed with the words ‘Australian Commonwealth Military Forces’ and was worn throughout both World Wars by the First and Second AIF. Although there were a number of variations, one of which was the Commonwealth Horse, this badge pattern formed the template for all … Continue reading LEST WE FORGET – THE ANZAC DAY CENTENARY
Many retirees will have heard the joke . . . "What are you doing?" "Nothing." "But you did that yesterday." "I know, but I didn't finish." I've been a bit like that the last fortnight. The problem with time in retirement is that it is often elastic. What doesn't get done today, … Continue reading Rome Was Not Built in a Day
Dear Followers, Bill and I have been on the road for nine nights now, and every night I hope to post about our adventures, and every night I am too brain dead to do it justice. So I have a lot of catching up to do next week. Tonight, however, I just know I will … Continue reading An Ethical Dilemma – To Bathe or Not To Bathe?