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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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Thinking of my mum

It was ten years this week since my mother died. I went up to Auburn, on the 18th, and had a really happy time with dad, and also spoke with all my siblings and with various other Auburn pals during … Continue reading

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Celebrations (Part 2 – The Book Launch)

Yesterday was another great opportunity to celebrate, this time the release of Mag Merrilees’ new book Big Rough Stones. Mag has featured here before, at least once at another book launch, and this was similarly a fantastic, warm, celebratory community … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

It’s a bit late, but I wanted to have a record of the rally I went to last Sunday in support of refugees. I went along primarily of course to support the cause, and to register my disapproval of the … Continue reading

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Making things (happen)

As a bit of a follow up to last week’s blog post and the power of working with others to create change in the world, I read something that I found interesting and inspiring during the week. On the surface … Continue reading

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Month of Action (including another Butterfly Walk)

November (and it’s immediate surrounding weekends) is known as the Month of Action on Domestic Violence in the city of Onkaparinga. I have taken part in three activities this year, culminating yesterday in the Butterfly Walk, which has featured here … Continue reading

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Sowing seeds

A Turk’s turban pumpkin – seedling on left (in the garden in Auburn) and the fully grown thing (photo from the internet). I wrote this post in the early days of this blog (November 2013 to be exact), but didn’t … Continue reading

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