The trouble with simple living is that, though it can be joyful, rich, and creative, it isn't simple. ~Doris Janzen Longacre

The best way to bring a sustainable change in the world around me is by bringing the change in myself

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Australia Day

!!!Happy Australia Day!!!

It's with pride the Australian celebrate this day, the flag blowing in the wind. Cars with flags on, painted faces and stickers on little kids faces. Lamb on the barbie Celebrations on the harbour front and parks. The Tennis is on the Tellie. Proud to be Australian.

January 26th is the anniversary of the arrival of 11 convict ships from Great Britain, and the raising of the Union Jack at Sydney Cove by it's commander Captain Arthur Phillip,in 1788.The colony they set up was the first white settlement in Australia.

Talk of the flag changing ... distancing themselves from the English rule ... why bother with changing the flag ... it's part of our history. Even the Aboriginals fort under the flag and some of them are proud of it. They have their flag and they happy. Our Priminister said sorry for taking the kids away from their parents but the hurt lies deep. "Stolen Generation"It's not only those kids but others too. But todays not the day for that.

We celebrate the landing of the ships in the harbour!

Happy Australia Day!