I AM going to stop mentioning the weather in this column – I seem to jinx it.
Just a week ago, I was waxing lyrical about the gorgeous, sunny autumn weather that both residents and holidaymakers were enjoying here in the Whitsundays.
One week later, as I write this, we have had rain, wind…and now it’s cold!
I always get up early on Tuesdays, as it is ‘print day’ for the newspaper, but today there was an additional reason to rise before dawn…
Lest we Forget
And that is, of course, Anzac Day (on Tuesday) and I hope whatever you do – or don’t do – for it, you had a nice day off work and had time to reflect…on family, friends, colleagues…whatever is important to you.
I did not attend the Dawn Service, this year, but I live close enough to the cenotaph to hear the bagpipes, which is nice, and I had my own thoughts.
There were Dawn Services held right across the region – in Cannonvale, Collinsville, Bowen and Proserpine – followed by the march and then the Main Service.
We bring you a snapshot from each community – see photos on page 15.
There is heaps going on in our region and we hope you enjoy reading this week’s paper.
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