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Fifty Things To Do Before You’re 12

I was inspired after reading the following list from Nature Play & National Trust WA in the Weekend West: Climb a tree Sleep under the stars Fall off a bike Learn to swim Build a cubby or tree house Find … Continue reading

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Twenty things about school my son will tell his kids

In May my son will be 5 years old. In the year 2043 he will be my age as it is now, and quite possibly by then he will have kids, perhaps even a 5-year-old of his own. When he … Continue reading

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Spinning to Cure Diabetes?

Well, indirectly, anyway. The doctors and researchers looking for a cure for this widespread condition need funds to continue their work. I’m going to do my little bit – on 25 March I will be “Spinning” in Central Park – … Continue reading

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Re-insurance vs. Insurance confusion

“Independent Senator Nick Xenophon says an explanation from Queensland about why it did not take out disaster reinsurance has left him unconvinced.” (emphasis added) http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/02/16/3140843.htm Insurance is a risk-management product that hedges against loss or damage of some sort. It is … Continue reading

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Worth1000 / Photoshop?

Is it just me or does this huge, almost perfectly circular hole look like it’s been ‘shopped? It’s hard to believe, and difficult to conceptualize how this could occur:

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