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January 4th 2021
FACES OF PELICANS "A wonderful bird is a pelican His bill will hold more than his belican. He can take in his beak Food enough for a week, But I'm damned if I see how the helican." I understand Dixon Lanier Merritt penned this as a limerick in 1910. It was later published in 1940 by the American poet Ogden Nash, best ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Belmont

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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