Lest we forget

A new cross with a new name joins the original placed at Burrenjim Dam on Anzac Day 2019. Lest we forget. Three words we don't use lightly, given their strong association with Anzac Day. Indeed we remember Melissa's grandfather and great uncle who fought in World War 1, only one returning. But today we also … Continue reading Lest we forget

It doesn’t take a war to take a life

Anzac Day 1994, 9.15pm. I am sitting on the side of the bed in our house in Calwell contemplating getting an early night. The phone next to me rings. I pick it up and say hello, and hear my father's voice. My memory now shifts to a view of myself sitting hunched over, head in … Continue reading It doesn’t take a war to take a life