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Posts by Geoffrey Firmin

Wait they have played Britten's War Requiem yet.
Leek and goat chèvre tart with bitter green salad washed down with a Mudgee Petit Verdot
34 the illuminations Andrew O'Hagan after reading this I am not sure of what all the hype surrounding it was all about.
Went to the dawn service in Canberra today no direct family connection to it. My father was 2nd AIF Mrs GF father was a 18yo Irish machine gunner at the Somme in 1916.Quite a moving experience. We went with a mate who had served in Afghanistan and his family. The ABC is saying that 120,000 were present in Canberra.Have we learnt anything in 100 years?
FTFYFailed Roman Catholicism.
Christ on a bike my mother said and behaved exactly the same. Sure your not from Irish stock?
Aubergine and potato casserole served with cous cous. Mixed the Ras el hanout with some Za'atar and garlic and chilli lifted it right up
Not really consider how the English leather industry is going from strength to strength. Typical Australian short sightedness I think.
Interesting piece in today AFR about Baxter boots, bootmaker to the Anzacs this stood out. "there are no tanneries left in Australia, no footwear technicians, no shoe machine companies, very few competent suppliers so when you need spare parts for machines you have to order from overseas and no school of footwear in TAFE" fxh nice boots what are they?
35 Carl Jung Wounded Healer of the Soul Claire Dunne An interesting biographical approach to Jung and his work through the use of quotes and reminiscences which breaks down the specific aspects of his work to present an insightful representation, more for the novice than those familiar with his work but discovered anew a few things in there.
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