ANZAC Centenary…

We decided against going to the city for the massive service for the 100yr anniversary of the Gallipoli landing.  Instead we continued our tradition of going to the local dawn service.     Cold as usual, but this year had a sprinkle of rain.    There were so many people, that even up on Dads’ shoulders, the […]

Anzac Day in Pictures…

Here is a collection of snapshots of our Anzac Day, from very early start, to bedtime. Megan got right into the Anzac Day spirit and wanted to make a wreath for our visit to the Dawn Service, so we did this a few days ago. We got up at 5am for the Dawn Service. The […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monumental…

With Anzac Day next week, I could think of nothing better to photograph for the weekly photo challenge than Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance and eternal flame. I’ve wanted to take photos of this place for so long and the opportunity popped up yesterday and I just had to take it. Preparations were already being made […]

Up At Dawn…

Today is ANZAC Day. For me, it’s the most significant public holiday on Australia’s calendar. The rest tend to surround religious occasions that I don’t truly follow, celebrate the birthday of a queen from another country, or a 3minute horse race! But ANZAC day is different. It’s a day to remember fallen soldiers in all […]