I wonder if anybody thought of the word “Tracker” – …

Comment on Three people missing since Saturday by Ted Egan.

I wonder if anybody thought of the word “Tracker” – see my earlier post, when the German tourist couple perished at Trephina.
The track of their vehicle would be on the ground in the vicinity of their point of departure.
Remember Azaria Chamberlain and Peter Falconio and the lost boy at Dunmarra.
A 60 year old First Australian woman would read it like a book. Probably too late now.

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A touch of light: Artityerrityerre, willy wagtail
Good on you Mike. Some sanity from somebody at last, in this era of drivel. Yes, pound for pound the Willy Wagtail is the bravest creature alive.


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Honi soit qui mal y pense! Unruly is unruly.


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What a sound idea! Aggressive, boisterous bobbysoxers are not needed in a library – a place for sufficient quietness, research, study, reflection, relaxation.
They should go to school first, to learn manners and how to read, write and study in appropriate circumstances.


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The essentials: a good Boss and a good Missus.
Tanya, Brett, M’Lis and Ben were so lucky: Great parents, lots of good fun, music, learning essential disciplines from loving parents and companions.
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