We would like to wish all of our family and friends a happy new year! 2010 was an exciting year with many changes in our lives. We moved to a country town in the New England tablelands called Guyra, and have been settling in this community. We expect that 2011 will bring new challenges and […]
Top bravery award for dogs which saved child: “TWO dogs which saved a toddler from drowning in a Queensland farm dam have been given the nation’s highest animal bravery award.” Source: NEWS.com.au | Top Stories
It’s offical: we’re having a baby boom: “AUSTRALIA is now in the middle of its biggest baby boom in more than three decades, official statistics have confirmed.”
Dog in coma after saving owner from snake: “A YOUNG kelpie named Tess is being hailed a lifesaver after defending its owner from an attack by a deadly snake on the Gold Coast.”
First borns ‘have edge for CEO job’: “BEING the first-born child in the family appears to provide the inside track to becoming a corporate leader, according to a US survey released today.”
Husband wakes to shot in head A MAN awoke with a severe headache and asked his wife to drive him to a hospital where doctors found a bullet lodged behind his right ear, sheriff’s deputies in Miami said.
Snappy start for swimmers at Darwin pool (ABC): “A 1.6 metre saltwater crocodile has been recovered from the Nightcliff swimming pool in Darwin.” Now that is one way to improve your lap times… Now, seriously, this is very scary.
Healthy snacks contain ‘stealthy fat’ (AAP): “Several of Australia’s favourite food brands have been ‘outed’ by the independent consumer watchdog for making children fat.” I like Nestle’s response in the article.
Study: Nicotine Increasing in Cigarettes: “Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health say they have confirmed a study by the state that found nicotine levels in cigarettes increased from 1997 until 2005.” Like my friend Andrew said: “They were just improving their product.” 😮