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Food for Freedom

Yesterday we had a small event at the community garden in Hackham West that is managed by CHO, to thank those involved in the past year with the Food for Freedom program. This is a service that has run for … Continue reading

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Punk Fun

It’s been a big week for community events and activities. I attended Katrine Hildyard’s International Women’s Day dinner at the O’Sullivan Beach Panthers Football Club (the soccer club, not AFL), about which more anon, on Thursday night. Then last night, … Continue reading

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Greeting the new year at the beach

It’s that time again – mid January and CHO comes back from holidays for our first dinner of the year – fish and chips at Christies Beach. It was a sweltering Thursday night this time, over 40 degrees… so we … Continue reading

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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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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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Flight of the Bumblebee

As readers here may know, CHO last year decided that we would focus on a theme throughout each year. Last year was the heart, and this year, after a new year vote was taken, the new theme was announced at the picnic … Continue reading

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Heart Art (the exhibition)

This week we held the Heart Art Exhibition at CHO – a terrific celebration of people’s creativity and of the heart in what has been CHO’s Year of the Heart. On Wednesday we had and ‘extra’ dinner for the month, … Continue reading

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Many Glorious Voices

Wednesday of this week was World Hearing Voices Day – and possibly the worst day this year weather-wise. It rained and rained, there was a blasting cold wind, and the skies were looming and drear. But all was not lost as … Continue reading

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Wonders of tears – reaching out for help

I have had a challenging week this week, with lots of work and heaps to do, and have felt a bit overwhelmed by it all at times, but I have also had the opportunity to ask for help, not for … Continue reading

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Creativity and moving on from violence

Yesterday I went to the launch of the fourth Photovoice exhibition of pictures created by women from the local area who have been affected by domestic violence. These programs have been happening down south since 2012 and are a wonderful … Continue reading

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