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A Belated Tribute: Anzac Day 2012

ANZAC. Standing for The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. A word forever uttered with solemnity, dignity and respect.

Anzac Day. A commemorative day to celebrate those who fought for our country, pushed aside differences to aid each other as comrades so that their nation could forever sleep in peace and safety.

2016 will mark the 100th Anniversary of Anzac Day. Since 1916, there have been parades, marches, assemblies and speeches in every hall in Australia, as small as school gyms or as large as the Australian War Memorial.

Dawn Ceremony

Dawn Ceremony

Anzac Day initially began to commemorate the brave soldiers who participated in the tragedy known as Gallipoli. Eventually, this prestigious day grew in scope, and now celebrates the war efforts of all involved – soldiers, nurses, doctors, carers, the list goes on – everyone who made a stand and helped their country to allow it the freedom we all experience today.

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Not A Regular Cookie

Finally! I just want to say how great it is that I have made a chocolate cookie – from the date it has been over a week since I was cooking with chocolate (*gasps in shock*)

Anyways, have you heard that saying “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”? Well, if you haven’t, it is pretty self-explanatory in saying that when you get an opportunity in life, make something of it!

It is deep, meaningful and I believe in it completely. Especially today 🙂

4You see, I have taken this life lesson to mean basically to me “When school gives you a strike, use it to do the thing you love most” – And I think you agree that for me that is cooking!

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