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28 October 1940 – No means No!

Today, we stand tall; we stand firm; we stand strong. We say ‘NO’. A resounding ‘No.’ It’s October 28 1940. The Second World War is now in full swing. The Italian fascists have teamed up with the German Nazis and it’s a sorry picture for the Allied forces. The future Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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The luck of the…GLEEKO

Sometimes bad things happen. Sometimes, when you look back at a horrendously bad time in your life from the comfort of a future safe place, events don’t seem quite as bad as they did when they were happening. Things might not have been ideal, but perhaps they weren’t quite so Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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4 push-ups later

I did four push-ups yesterday and my arms are really sore today. And before you ask, no that wasn’t a typo. I did four push-ups. Not forty-four. Not four hundred and four. Four. There are four letters in the word four. There are also four letters in another word that Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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Silence can be golden

I have been a little quiet of late. “Why is this Gleeko?” I sense that you are asking me in an internal dialogue that only you can hear but somehow I can ‘sense’ from near and far much like Superman’s ability to hear cries for help from every corner of Read more…

By gleeko, ago
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Ken Stringfellow

In 2005 I was a 20 year old university student excitedly looking forward to seeing Ken Stringfellow play a gig at the Northcote Social Club in Melbourne with my older cousins who had introduced me to The Posies (of which Ken was a leading and founding member), several years earlier. Read more…

By gleeko, ago