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Heart Art

Readers of this blog may recall that in January, CHO declared this the Year of the Heart. We are slowly developing some activities on this theme (it’s a good thing that a year has 12 months!), one of which is … Continue reading

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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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Telling Stories

IMHO*, CHO puts on good workshops – we’ve had some real beauties in our short life. The most recent has been a series of 2 workshops Called ‘Telling Neighbourhood Stories’ using interviewing skills and learning about simple film-making. They were run by … Continue reading

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One Night, One Voice

We were part of a world-première movie screening last night. It was an amazing night, and the culmination of lots of people’s work in making the movie, and of a determined group people in our region who wanted to be part of … Continue reading

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At the Beach

It is the end of a wild and windy day, with more rain here than for months. I went for a walk earlier and nearly got blown away. This is in stark contrast to so many days in this long … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about change…

  At this time of new year’s resolutions it is common to think about how we want to move on, be different, become more how we dream of being. I do anyway. How do we change, and how do we … 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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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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The joys of being on a committee (truly!)

It seems that people often speak of how tedious meetings are and what a drag it is to be on committees. I have certainly had the experience of pointless meetings and stressful committees, but not nearly as often as the … Continue reading

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