Finding the missing million

Labour have now lost three elections in a row trying to get the missing million to vote. They have stayed missing and Labour have stayed in opposition.

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Sign of the Day

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

heritage (noun) – 1. Property that is or can be inherited; an inheritance.
2. Something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition.
3. The status acquired by a person through birth; a birthright.
4. A domesticated animal or a crop of a traditional breed, usually not widely produced for commercial purposes.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : circa 1200, “that which may be inherited,” from Old French iritage, eritage, heritage, from heriter “inherit,” from Late Latin hereditare, ultimately from Latin heres (genitive heredis) “heir”.

Photo Of The Day

Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library

Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library

Excerpts from Soldier’s Diaries, Letters and Memoirs

Their Thoughts on Various Topics Reveal Much About What The Anzacs Were Experiencing.

 New Zealand and Australian soldiers above Anzac Cove, 1915.

Albert Facey

“We were scared stiff, – I know I was – but keyed up and eager to be on our way. We thought we would tear right through the Turks and keep going to Constantinople. Troops were taken off both sides of the ship onto destroyers. My platoon and other D Company men were on the same destroyers. All went well until we were making the charge into rowing boats.

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ANZAC Day – The Last Post

ANZAC Day – Some gave all

Cartoon of the Day

Via the tipline

Via the tipline

ANZAC Day – For Skippy

I made this video some time ago for Skippy, my father in law.

Some of the photos in the video were taken by him at Nui Dat.

He was an Aussie serving with the NZ Army…he trained at Puckapunyal, Canungra, and Singleton…many of the places mentioned in this song he has been to.


ANZAC Day – For our Aussie mates


ANZAC Day – The Battle of Long Tan

My father in law, Skippy fought in the Battle of Long Tan.

This is the documentary made by Martin Walsh of that battle.