Monthly Archives: December 2015

Miss Crocker’s barns

  As the end of the year gets very close I have been thinking about the passing of time and the ending of eras. These things happen all the time of course – time passing and eras ending I mean, … Continue reading

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Mary’s point of view

I went to breakfast earlier in the week¬†with the story writing group and Nel read us a poem from Mary’s point of view in anticipation of¬†Christmas. It’s terrific (quirky, funny, a little poignant even) and so I am reproducing it … Continue reading

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Cherry Christmas

It’s hard to imagine a Christmas here, a summer, without cherries. They turn up early and, along with the Pageant, seem to anticipate the festivities. We always have them on Christmas day – I remember very early Christmases at my … Continue reading

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Butterfly walk 2015

  Term 4 is traditionally a busy time for community activities and this year is no exception. There have been so many events, fairs, activities, launches and culminations in general that I can’t do justice to them all, or even … Continue reading

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My favourite teacher

ABC Radio National has a project going at the moment to name your favourite teacher. Many people have done so, and written moving and interesting comments about those memorable and amazing people who have such an impact on our lives. … Continue reading

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Going through the wormhole

Today we held a workshop for CHO on creativity and how to catch and hatch ideas. It was run by our dear pal Fiona, and was wonderful fun. There were about 17 of us present, with some folk coming and … Continue reading

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