Tag Archives: domestic violence

Baskets and butterflies

Today was the annual Butterfly Walk down south, walking for a nonviolent, domestic violence free community – it has featured here before (and here) – but before that I had a great afternoon with some lovely women, learning how to weave baskets … 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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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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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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Community change at the football

Last night I went to a very moving event at the Port Noarlunga Football Club. Regular readers of this blog (and I mean really regular) might recall an article from September 2013 (!!) about the White Ribbon Round of Football initiated … Continue reading

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Reflections on life and death

While I was up in Auburn last week, there was a death in Hackham West due to domestic violence. It has been a hard time for everyone, coming to grips with what has happened right next door to us, and … Continue reading

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