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#BREAKING: By now you will have heard about the 81 dogs and 10 cats rescued today from a breeding operation in Queensland.
We can reveal that it was not the first time the perpetrator has been caught abusing animals. He was previously raided by RSPCA in 2015, with investigators finding dogs with chopped ears & tails, and he was also permanently deregistered from Dogs QLD in January 2016.
Due to weak animal welfare legislation in Queensland, dogs have to *literally* be dying in order for RSPCA to be able to save them. It's not good enough.
QLD MPs have spent years talking tough on shutting down puppy factories - but there has been very little action. And current legislation has not stopped the suffering and the painful deaths of many dogs.
Today Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne put out a press release saying "there was no place for puppy farms in Queensland" - yet his actions don't reflect his words. Please write to him and ask him to fix the legislation NOW - http://www.billbyrne.com.au/contact-bill/
This is from 104 years ago and yet we are still burning coal and refusing to take the climate change threat seriously. What are we waiting for? The first billion climate refugees to be displaced? Whole countries to be inundated? A serious drought?
A large seal has made it's way to suburban Newstead in Launceston this morning... possibly in search of the Boxing Day sales or just being adventurous. Parks and Wildlife are working to relocate "Sammy" but it may take most of the morning as he has now decided to take a nap.
Thanks to Rhiannon Shine from ABC News Tas for the great pics :) #Tasmania
Get out your thongs, bucket hat, sunscreen and SPC peaches – because Australia Day is just around the corner! We want to celebrate the Aussies of the Year that mean the most to us – whether it’s your best mate, your super mum, or your own happy little human beings.
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* 4 CUPS DESICCATED COCONUT, PLUS MORE FOR GARNISH * 1 CAN (400G/14oz) CONDENSED MILK * 200G/7oz DARK CHOCOLATE, COARSELY CHOPPED * 1 TABLESPOON COCONUT (OR VEGETABLE) OIL
In a large bowl, mix together the coconut and condensed milk. Using a teaspoon, roll the mixture into balls and place on 2 baking trays. Place the balls in the freezer to chill until hard.
In a microwaveable bowl, melt the chocolate on medium power in 30-second increments, stirring after each, until smooth and creamy. Add the oil and stir until combined. Remove the balls from the freezer and dip, one at a time, into the melted chocolate.
Return to the baking trays and decorate with a sprinkle of desiccated coconut. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
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This boy just donated his favourite dress-up duck costume to someone who needed it more; a goat. And it’s the sweetest thing.
You might remember Polly, the blind 7 month old goat who was born with neurological problems and suffers from severe anxiety. Her carer, Leanne Lauricella, discovered that wearing a tight fitting costume alleviates her anxiety issues through a well known scientific phenomenon called ‘pressure wrapping’.
Well, even baby goats grow up. And so when little 5 year old Harrison heard Polly might be in need, he stepped up and donated his favourite outfit. Thankfully, the new costume fits perfectly and works just as magically as the last one. Instead of stressed bleats, Polly simply falls asleep once again. For a small boy like Harrison, generosity doesn’t get much bigger.
Paddy staggered home very late after another evening with his drinking buddy, Mick.
He took off his shoes to avoid waking his wife. He tiptoed as quietly as he could toward the stairs leading to their upstairs bedroom, but misjudged the bottom step.
As he caught himself by grabbing the banister, his body swung around and he landed heavily on his rump.
A whiskey bottle in each back pocket broke and made the landing especially painful.
Managing not to yell, Paddy sprung up, pulled down his pants, and looked in the hall mirror to see that his butt cheeks were cut and bleeding.
He managed to quietly find a full box of Band-Aids. He then began putting a Band-Aid as best he could on each place he saw blood.
He then hid the now almost empty box and shuffled and stumbled his way to bed.
In the morning, Paddy woke up with searing pain in both his head and butt, and with his wife staring at him from across the room.
She said, "You were drunk again last night weren't you Paddy?"
Paddy replied, "And why would you be saying such a mean thing?"
"Well," she said, "it could be the open front door, it could be the broken glass at the bottom of the stairs, it could be the drops of blood trailing through the house, it could be your bloodshot eyes--but mostly,
it's all those Band-Aids stuck on the downstairs mirror!
* 2 cups (350g) Self-Raising Flour (reserve 2 tbs for hands and keep in mind you can use gluten free SR flour)
* ½ cup of Jam (any jam)
Preheat oven to 180c/360F. Line two baking trays with baking/parchment paper. Using electric beaters, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in flour until well combined. Use lightly floured hands to roll teaspoonfuls of mixture into balls. Place on the prepared trays, about 5cm apart. Use a lightly floured finger or end of a wooden spoon to make an indentation in the centre of each ball. Spoon half a teaspoon of of jam or Nutella into the centre of each biscuit. Bake for 15 minutes and allow to cool before serving.
* castor sugar if you have it works great and if you are in the USA confectionary sugar
* As flour quality and freshness can vary, make sure you keep your flour in an airtight container.
* You can use stevia instead of sugar (experiment to find YOUR best version)
* Experiment with non diary products like nuttelex, of course the taste will be a little different
* Of course don't use Nutella or Chocolate if taking to school or if a member of your family has nut allergies
* We often break up our easter eggs or left over chocolate and use the chocolate in the centre instead of Jam. The small easter eggs can be used whole of course, as can maltesers, jaffas, chopped up mars bars and milky ways. You are only limited by your imagination.
* My kids love putting "Freckle lollies" in the centre instead of jam as a treat or M&M's
* I personally love grape or apricot jam (jelly for our USA friends) or my home made lemon butter/curd.
Optional: Dust with a bit of icing sugar to "Jazz" them up a bit for adult afternoon tea.
Recipe from 4 Ingredients KIDS in colour, available from all good book and department stores plus direct from us.
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Jaryd's out at work, and as I put on another load of washing on for the day, Bobby yells out "I'm having a treat Mum." You can imagine the profanities I yelled back as his dinner was cooking on the stove. But as I heard his feet run to the fridge, grab something and ran away, I knew I had to haul my fat ass off the floor and go investigate. NO TREATS I said, as he ran away from me. Until I finally got to him hiding under a pillow on the couch. The treat he had grabbed was in fact a carrot. Far out today's been another shitty day, but somewhere along the line we've done something right with you Bobby boy.