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11-10-2021

WE GOT a tip! Nah, not one of those: "I know what you should do in The Local…" to which the reply is easy. "Well, great, when you have worked on other papers for about 30 years, take the plunge, open your own and then just do whatever you think we should be doing."

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Just sayin’… By Donna Kelly

YOU will find it hard to believe but I get annoyed at times. Yep, kind, placid me. If you really want proof, just ask Kyle. Maybe don't.

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Just sayin’… By Donna Kelly

27-09-2021

YOU will find it hard to believe but I get annoyed at times. Yep, kind, placid me. If you really want proof, just ask Kyle. Maybe don't.

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29-03-2021

IT WAS March 11, 2020 when the World Health Organization (yes, spelt with a z because, well, I don't know - it's Swiss not American) finally called the pandemic.

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15-03-2021

IT'S been a strange week in an even stranger 12 months.

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01-03-2021

SO FEBRUARY has just finished up. And that means FebFast is over. Which is good because I failed miserably at giving up alcohol. But do I blame myself? Of course not.

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Just sayin’…

15-02-2021

IT'S Sunday morning, well, almost noon, and I have just decided to rewrite this column. I had one done and dusted but I thought about it overnight and decided it was too gloomy. And one thing we don't need right now is gloomy. So here are some more upbeat things and thoughts.

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25-01-2021

OUR US correspondent Jeff Glorfeld sent us a very, well, sort of funny, piece for this edition. He and his wife Carol, former Wheatsheaf residents now living in Redding, California had their first vaccine shots last Saturday, January 16. Read all about it on the back page. Oh, and tune into the podcast at www.tlnews.com.au/podcast

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18-01-2021

IT'S been a funny couple of weeks. Mainly thanks to our readers. It started with an email after a reader noticed that Kyle's Rant had been truncated down to "I'm out, write your own rant here".

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Just sayin’…

21-12-2020

SO, THIS is Christmas, And what have you done? Another year over, A new one just begun. And so this is Christmas, I hope you have fun, The near and the dear ones, The old and the young. A very merry Christmas, And a happy New Year, Let's hope it's a good one, Without any fear. And so this is Christmas, For weak and for strong, The rich and the poor ones, The road is so long.

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Just sayin’…

14-12-2020

THE mask thing is strange now. Yes, you have to wear them in places like large shopping centres and supermarkets but not in smaller shops, unless you can't socially distance.

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07-12-2020

I MUST say I was pretty surprised to see an email in my inbox saying COVID-19 had been detected in the wastewater of Daylesford.

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Just sayin’…

30-11-2020

I WAS watching the news this morning, well not really the news, more morning television with a two-minute bit that calls itself news - with half of that given over to sports.

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Just sayin’…

16-11-2020

I KNOW for some, it has been a slow year. And that is not always a good thing. But for us, it has been busy at The Local Publishing Group. And that is a good thing.

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Just sayin’… Donna Kelly

09-11-2020

IF YOU read last week's column you would have seen my reluctance to jinx things. Which is just as well because by last Sunday arvo I felt lousy and called the doctor on Mon

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Just sayin’…

02-11-2020

AND like that, it was over. Well, not over, but you could see the other side. The announcement by Premier Dan Andrews that Melbourne could finally open, and those double days of zero figures, had people crying in the streets.

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Just sayin’…

26-10-2020

I TOOK part in a Google Hangout last week. Like a Zoom meeting but it was actually with Google people so using the Google platform.

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Just sayin’…

05-10-2020

BEING the 200th edition I thought I would try to remember how our crew came along. A trip down memory lane, if you will, in no particular order. (It's a bit long so if you get bored feel free to wander off…maybe check out our new website at www.tlnews.com.au)

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28-09-2020

WHEN I lived in Japan, back in my 20s, Mum used to send me the Women's Weekly's Handy Hints.

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21-09-2020

I SUPPOSE I should be writing about our new found freedom and that we can eat out again and enjoy each other's company.

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Just sayin’…

14-09-2020

IF JENNY Morrison can do it, then I can. And no, I don't mean sleep with Scotty from marketing. Or head out to buy some jigsaw puzzles

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Just sayin’…

07-09-2020

IT'S gone on a long time. This year. Not that I would ever wish time away but I wouldn't mind if the vaccine came along or we eradicated the virus from our shores.

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Just sayin’…

24-08-2020

WHEN we first moved to Glenlyon, back in 2005, it felt like we were the only people in the village - straight or gay.

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17-08-2020

WHEN I was born, my mum cried. Now, according to all the movies I have watched, this is not such a big deal. Except that she didn't cry with joy, she cried because I had red hair.

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Just sayin’…

10-08-2020

WELL, here we go again. Lockdown 2.0. Last edition I said there were still many things to be grateful for, so rather than complain I have some more thank-yous.

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Just sayin’…

03-08-2020

GEE, the Karens of Australia must be so Not Happy Jan! And at this rate they'll end up like Nigel, with no friends.

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Just sayin’…By Donna Kelly

10-02-2020

THE world has gone mad.

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Just sayin’…By Donna Kelly

27-01-2020

THERE is no doubt we are living in traumatic times.

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