The ANZAC Spirit Lives On

“ Even if this spring the dappled leaves should shelter our minds from the moon’s pale echo we would still remember how once they were sheltered by our skulls only from the day’s sun and the night’s stars and never from what we feared and what we remembered ” ~ Dan Davin I live in […]

Remembering The Unknown Soldier – ANZAC DAY 2014

 “He is all of them, and he is one of us.” – Inscription on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Australian War Memorial   This ANZAC Day is particularly poignant for me. Today I can finally acknowledge my grandfather and the role he played with the No. 1 Wireless Operations Unit in World War Two. For me, my grandfather […]

The Anzac Spirit – Alive and Well

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.” ~ David Foster Wallace I live in the picturesque Byron Shire – a million miles away from […]

Lest We Forget – ANZAC Day, 25 April 2012

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn At the going down of the sun , and in the morning We will remember them. Lest we Forget. Today is ANZAC DAY, a special day in the heart of all Australians, as we […]

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