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  • RonPrice
  • Joined: Sun Mar 09, 2008 6:52 pm
  • Last visited: Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:56 am
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  • My Real Name RonPrice
  • Location: George Town Tasmania Australia
  • Age: 69
  • Occupation: teacher & tutor, lecturer & adult educator, now poet & publisher, online journalist & blogger
  • Interests: reading and writing in various disciplines
  • About Me: EMPLOYMENT-SOCIAL-ROLE POSITIONS: 1999-2013

    2009-2013-retired and on an old-age pension in George Town, Tasmania
    1999-2009-writer & author, poet & publisher; retired teacher & tutor, lecturer & adult educator, taxi-driver & ice-cream salesman, George Town Tasmania Australia
    2002-2005-Program Presenter City Park Radio Launceston
    1999-2004-Tutor &/or President George Town School for Seniors Inc
    1988-1999 -Lecturer in General Studies & Human Services West Australian Department of Training
    1986-1987 -Acting Lecturer in Management Studies & Co-ordinator of Further Education Unit at Hedland College in South Hedland WA
    1982-1985 -Adult Educator Open College of Tafe Katherine NT
    1981 -Maintenance Scheduler Renison Bell Zeehan Tasmania
    1980-Unemployed due to illness and recovery
    1979-Editor External Studies Unit Tasmanian CAE; Youth Worker Resource Centre Association; Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour Tasmanian CAE; Radio Journalist ABC---all in Launceston Tasmania
    1976-1978 -Lecturer in Social Sciences & Humanities Ballarat CAE Ballarat, Victoria
    1975 - Lecturer in Behavioural Studies Whitehorse Technical College, Box Hill Victoria
    1974 -Senior Tutor in Education Studies Tasmanian CAE Launceston, Tasmania
    1972-1973 -High School Teacher South Australian Education Department
    1971-Primary School Teacher Whyalla South Australia
    1969-1971 Primary School Teacher Prince Edward County Board of Education Picton Ontario Canada
    1969-Systems Analyst Bad Boy Co Ltd Toronto Ontario
    1967-68 -Community Teacher Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development Frobisher Bay NWT Canada
    1959-67 -Summer jobs-1 to 4 months each- from grade 10 to end of university
    1949-1967 - Attended 2 primary schools, 2 high schools and 2 universities in Canada: McMaster Uni-1963-1966, Windsor Teachers’ College-1966/7
    1944-1963 -Childhood(1944-57) and adolescence(1957-63) in and around Hamilton Ontario
    1943 to 1944-Conception in October 1943 to birth in July 1944 in Hamilton Ontario

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by ehoeveler on Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:01 am
Happy Birthday, Ron! We're thinking of you and hope
you have a memorable day. Please keep in touch.
Thanks, Ehoeveler and everybody at ASC
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Re: The Pre-Raphaelites: ABC1, 4:30 to 5:00 p.m. 19/6 on Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:56 am View the latest post
Revised Edition:THE PRE-RAPHAELITESIt was on three wet and cold Sunday afternoons recently as Tasman...
RUSSIA AND ME: A Retrospective on Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:53 pm View the latest post
On the first day of April 2012, just after April Fools’ Day ended as it does at noon, after I had be...
Thanks, Maria James on Mon Aug 08, 2011 8:33 am View the latest post
Thanks, Maria James. Your words are appreciated.-Ron in Tasmania...
Thanks johnwalkeasy on Sun Jul 31, 2011 8:32 pm View the latest post
Thanks, johnwalkeasy, for your encouraging words. Frankl has always interested me. You can, of cours...
SEARCH FOR MEANING on Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:46 pm View the latest post
When Man's Search for Meaning was first published in 1959, it was hailed by Carl Rogers(1902-1987), ...

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THE BIRTH OF ART on Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:21 am
I’ve never known a great deal about art. Visiting art galleries has always had a soporific effect on me—making me want to sit on one of those soft couches in the big rooms with their wall to wall art and...
PAINTED WITH WORDS: Who are you Vincent? on Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:20 am
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On April Fools’ Day this year, 2012, I watched Van Gogh: Painted With Words on ABC1.(1) It has taken me 3 weeks to f...
W.H. AUDEN on Fri Nov 25, 2011 3:00 am
W.H. Auden(1907-1973), one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, published his Letters from Iceland and a book of poems entitled On...
Description of Ron Price's Blog on Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:44 am
My literary activity on the world-wide-web is a personal and quite industrious enterprise. When I can find the time, I am engaged in creating across this global internet a tapestry or a jig-saw puzzle...