Monthly Archives: June 2016

The gift of food

Life is complex and difficult for many people much of the time. There are big dramas going on at large and small scales. Whether it is political troubles in Europe, or the ill-health of dear friends, whether it is the … Continue reading

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Community Garden workshops

CHO has recently taken over the lease to the property at 268 Beach Road which has been home to a community garden, a men’s shed and a recycling store (Waste Nott) over the past 15 years +. The property belongs … Continue reading

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More lambs… and some kangas too

When I was in Auburn on the long weekend I went out with dad, looking for lambs – and found some kangaroos as well. Here are some snaps… (I have made them quite large so that you can see the … Continue reading

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…and dadda

This blog has featured dad much more than mum, because of course he is still here. Here is one of my favourite pics of him with me, taken very close to the start, along with Dandy the dog. A birthday … Continue reading

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Thinking about my mother…

It’s my birthday today, and I have had mum in mind all day, and the stories she told about my birth all those years ago now. It was winter, and she had an uncomfortable night before I was born, sitting … Continue reading

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Lamby lamb lambs

When I went to Auburn a couple of weeks ago, I noticed on the way up that there were lambs with their mothers in paddocks. I hadn’t realised that we have autumn births for lambs as well as spring ones, … Continue reading

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