by Peter Blundy

4. Comments And Thoughts

Being Afraid In Queensland Floods

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Scared Beyond Reason

I have come to realise something about myself after the recent storms in the South East corner of Queensland. As everybody should know tropical cyclone Debbie made herself know to North of Queensland and down to the southern corner before travelling on to northern NSW.

The weather changed in the southern tip of Queensland, so quickly that its sudden deluge of rain was totally unexpected. It was known the cyclone was coming but nobody anticipated its force and the amount of destruction it would leave in its path. Continue reading

People You Leave Behind

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lossIf it is in regard to your own death, many say they don’t care about it but it’s the people left behind who feel the pain. Although you may be at ease with your own death, it doesn’t mean everybody else will feel the same way as you do.

This is a complex and difficult subject for people to speak openly about, especially to family and friends. Straight away a lot of people will say they don’t want to speak about it and shut this conversation down before it has a chance to be discussed.
You are right in thinking something must have happened for me to talk this way. I had a family member, who was extremely knowledgeable and realistic, die recently. Continue reading

Is Time Getting Faster?

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Blink And Its Gone

As a child until the age of about 35, time was never an issue. The days were never spoken about; each day just slowly progressed into the next.

From that time to now and especially at this time of my life I feel now on the downhill run of life and time has appeared too sped up exponentially.

I don’t know if it’s because of a quicker lifestyle of today, the use of computers or is it time itself. The weeks are now like how a day was and the weeks just fly past. Continue reading

The Amazing Sounds Of Nature

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Ears Burning, With Noise

It’s quite amazing that when you can’t speak how many sounds you learn to hear. In the early morning I am awoken to the sound of traffic passing my house as I lay awake.

I awaken from my sleep always about the same time of the morning, so I have learnt quite quickly the noise is probably someone is going to work because every day except the weekends the car passes my home at the same time. This gives me an approximate time of the morning.

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The Death of Robin Williams

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Robin Williams passed away this week by his own hand. Its hard to believe somebody with so much talent could do such a thing. It shows beneath what everybody saw was a very disturbed individual. Turning to drugs and alcohol to cover whatever he was feeling.

But Why?


On the surface he had the world at his feet, or so it seemed. I ask myself want could be so bad as to do such a thing. What people saw of Robin was not the truth of how he really must felt. Continue reading

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