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The power of music — Remembering my mother (part 2)

[Also at my mother’s funeral in September I sang Danny Boy for her. Here’s my introduction to the song.] [If you’d like to read part 1, the eulogy, it’s here.] Mum loved music. When we moved to Yarra Glen Dad … Continue reading

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In memory of my mother, Iris Vera Florence Spencer (1.8.1921 — 27.8.2017)

(This is from the eulogy I gave at my 96 year old Mum’s funeral on the 4th September, 2017 at Boronia Church of Christ in Victoria. There is also a wonderful slideshow of her life at the end, so feel … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year – and a poetry giveaway!

Kung hey fa choi ! May the year of the fire Rooster be expansive and fun for you, may we find ways to connect and support each other as we meet the challenge of the wave of right-wing governments + corporate … Continue reading

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