Monthly Archives: August 2015

Woo hoo – Spring is coming!

It seems to have been a long winter, but the spring is coming at last. In honour of the sun’s return, I bought a bunch of poppies at the market last Sunday and have been watching them bloom and then … Continue reading

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The rewards of community life (a post for Ron)

There is a choir called Australian Voices which ‘sings’ famous speeches by well-known Australians. At the end of the final Q & A program for 2014,they did a version of parts of the speech Noel Pearson made at Gough Whitlam’s funeral. The line that … Continue reading

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Happy Feet

I recently received a wonderful gift of home made slippers from my friend Mary. They are the second set she has made me. They are fantastically comfortable and so good to wear on a cold night. I asked her about … Continue reading

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An insider’s view of the Flashmob

CHO has been really fortunate for the past few months to have two fantastic social work students, Carly and Elly, on placement with us. Elly took part in the Flash Mob dance that featured on the blog a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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