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Bee happy

Today was the final day of the bee project that started a few weeks ago. The idea was to make pots to grow plants that will attract bees as part of CHO’s Year of the Bee activities.  It was great … Continue reading

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Chance and beauty

This blog has swung for weeks now between spring, nature and art (with a little bit of community thrown in), and this week it’s art once more, to report on some beautiful pictures made by Liz Hetzel, and showing at … Continue reading

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Creativity and imagination

I had a great time earlier in the week at the opening of an art exhibition put together for World Mental Health Day by Sarah and friends at the South West Community Centre (which has featured here before also) in the city. … Continue reading

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Making pots, attracting bees

This year CHO has a theme of ‘bees’ and recently we got a community grant from Council to make planter pots for home and community gardens within which we can grow plants that attract the little honey-producing darlings. I went … Continue reading

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Girls can do anything!

Frances, as indicated by the above photograph, has been a community member and artist down south for years.  She has been ill for some time also, and died just recently. In thinking about her, I want to acknowledge the power … Continue reading

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We are here. It is now.

I went to a terrific exhibition last week. Photographs taken by Mark Thomson of roadside signs in isolated spots. He has thought a lot about time and space and the big distances in Australia, and come up with some funny … Continue reading

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Losses (with special appearances by John Howard the actor)

It’s been a grim time for losses at the ABC – my broadcast media of choice. Two of my favourite people have died recently and I, like many other people, am sad and missing them. Firstly and very unexpectedly, John … Continue reading

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