Friday, October 3, 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

11 nice lunches

KEEPgoing until 11

11 Seals Collected

Only those caught from 11' away cut the mustard!

11 LONNIEbeers

Where the 12th went nobody knows

There were 12 bottles: One got away

11 in Spring

Its the time of year zHuTOMATOES

About this week every year the zingHOUSE hangs up its GREENtomatoes to ripen. Usually those that are a bit stubborn finish up in chutney BUT in 2014 it will be a curry!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Someone somewhere has 11 bits of stuff on a shelf

If you look sometimes you can find stuff like this

Friday, April 18, 2014

10 Too Many!

11 for 2

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11 KRAPtvs With Enormous Potential

11 Swimmer Almost The Same

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unGREAT Warring: 11 Rhizomic Linkages

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Henry Reynolds with Phillip Adams CLICK HERE
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Canberra, Sep 18, 2013 Press Club Address QUESTION: Michael Brissenden from ABC. Dr Nelson, just a reflection, I think probably everything's politics and the AWM is probably politics enough too. Its mandate is to help remember Australians remember, interpret and understand the nation's war experiences. In that respect, why is it that the War Memorial continues to refuse to acknowledge the fierce battles between Australians and Australian Aborigines and pastoral settlers - the Frontier Wars? Is there any suggestion that that will change? It's estimated 20,000 - the conservative estimates are 20,000 Aborigines died in those wars, massacres right up until the latest in the 1920s. Surely that's a very significant part of Australia's military history and if that is not the War Memorial's mandate, then why not change it? ... BRENDAN NELSON:Well, Michael, look, it's a very good question and I'm glad you asked me it. I referred in part to Charles Bean and, of course, the origins of the War Memorial itself, and Australia, as we all know, was federated in 1901, and prior to that we had sent troops from the colonies overseas to Sudan and to do some other things overseas. ... But the Australian War Memorial is the story of Australians in war deployed on behalf of Australia overseas, not a war as it is described within Australia, in this case against colonial militia, in some cases British forces and Indigenous Australians. And you're absolutely right, I think our nation needs to reflect on the fact that the story is not told... But I put to you the Australian War Memorial - and amongst those 102,700 names are several thousand Indigenous Australians who to their immense credit when you think of the First Fleet in 1788, you think of the diseases and all of the things Paul Keating described in his Redfern speech so eloquently, and you think of the consequences of our European ancestors arriving here, building the nation as they did from remarkably difficult origins, the cost borne by Indigenous Australians, in particular, is a story that has to be told.... But the Australian War Memorial is not in my very strong view the institution to tell that story. The Australian War Memorial, as I say, is about Australians going overseas in peace operations and in war in our name as Australians. The institution that is best to tell those stories, in my view, is the National Museum of Australia and perhaps some of the state-based institutions who are most likely to have whatever artefacts or relics that exist from this period in our history. ... I think those who argue for the story to be told are absolutely right, absolutely right. But I strongly believe the Australian War Memorial is not the institution that's doing it. So, look, I've got, what, four years and two and a half months to go. So in four years and two and a half months, whoever's next, bowl the question up.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

First 11 2014

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Clumpings of 11

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The story goes that on Flinders Island near Killiecrankie naked lady lilies grow in clumps of 11. These lilies' proliferation can be attributed to George Augustus Robinson in part and in March they can be found in flower throughout the island. The story also says that the lilies are simply mimicking the way the tussock grasses cluster in clumps of 11.