Tag Archives: creativity

See it slant

I went to a fab community event on Friday night after work – the launch of a local poetry collection. The Ochre Coast Poets have been meeting down south for 10 years now, reading and critiquing each other’s work and … Continue reading

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Alive Alive-O

This week was the anniversary of Howard Florey‘s birth, and close to two years since I was ill and in need of antibiotics. It’s a bit weird to think I might have died, since I didn’t, but very easy to … Continue reading

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Nests

It’s spring and the birds are making nests. I have seen a pair of murray magpies building in a tree near Kaye’s as I went for a walk in the past week or so. The photos below show them poking … Continue reading

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Colour and succulents

It was Deirdre’s birthday this week – she had a party yesterday to celebrate. She and David have fairly recently (in the past couple of years or so) bought a house after renting forever. It is a weird transition sometimes; … Continue reading

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Beauty and butterflies in the ‘burbs

I went to a fantastic event this week. It was a celebration of the Hackham West People Matters Group, which has been running for 10 years – a group of residents and service providers working together to develop and advocate … Continue reading

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(Mostly) home made

I love a bit of art (I was thrilled that Vincent Namatjira won the big prize yesterday at the Art Gallery here) but it doesn’t have to be capital letter Art to be arty; the home made and hand made … Continue reading

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As time goes by

A week or so ago I went to see Vince Jones who was playing at Festival Theatre. It was a last minute decision and I had a great night. It was excellent in itself, with Vince singing arrangements of Van … Continue reading

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Sewing a service (lessons from small towns)

I love small towns – it was a very happy thing to be brought up in one, and visiting Mannum last week I was reminded again of their unassuming can-do attitudes and the many things that can be learnt from … Continue reading

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Kulila

I went to the Art Gallery last night and saw the exhibition of Aboriginal art that is part of the Tarnanthi Festival. It was all really beautiful and thought provoking, and I could have spent hours more time there (but … 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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