Does anyone know the context of this quotation?

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Recently took walk down by the water at Brooklyn just north of Sydney. Here I found a quotation written on a park bench: “We have endeavoured … to lay down a broad and just foundation upon which a commonwealth may be established in the southern seas, of which a man may be proud to be … [Read more…]

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Tips for achieving extra savings

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The following tips are a good start for making some extra savings: 1. Pay your bills by the due dates and avoid late payment penalties – about $10 on utility bills and far higher for credit card bills. 2. Reduce electricity bills the old-fashioned way – use blinds to keep your house cool in summer … [Read more…]

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What is the Frugal Agenda for 2009?

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I’ve been thinking about questions that I need to answer so as to live a more frugal life. So here are some of the questions and issues that this blog is going to investigate during 2009: How to achieve a simpler lifestyle What are the essentials for a frugal life? How to Thrive on Less … [Read more…]

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What Did I Learn in 2008 & How Will I Use it in 2009?

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This past year has been a remarkable one for me. I’ve met so many amazing, interesting and supportive people that it is hard to count them all. Many new friendships were forged and new ideas generated. And I’m really grateful to everyone for their support and encouragement. During 2008 I had the opportunity to attend … [Read more…]

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