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Surprising creatures in daily life

Part 1: a sort of poem. I went to a meeting for work this week – a regional gathering of people working in the hoarding and squalor space. There were a lot of people there, and lots of energy to … Continue reading

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Frocks and fetes

Even though winters here are not severe, spring still brings a sense of opening out and emergence from cosy indoor times. October is a classic month for fetes, fairs, fundraisers and outdoor community fun and I have spent today at … Continue reading

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Safe Harbour

Some kinds of activism appeal to me more than others. Safe Harbour, a project which highlights the issues of refugees in Australia, and is pushing for the closure of Nauru and Manus Island refugee detention centres, is one of these … Continue reading

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Footy in the suburbs

It’s coming up for footy finals the length and breadth of the land. I am a fairly cursory follower – I try to always know enough to be able to talk about what’s going on, but I don’t go to … Continue reading

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Mannum!

I am writing this in Mannum, beside the river, after spending a weekend here. It has been beautiful – restful, restoring, fun and just a real change. Kaye and Megan have been here for various parts of the weekend, and … 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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What do hippos usually do?

A treat this week on the blog with a new post from Kylie, who has written quite a few pieces here over the years… including this one, and this one.  As she explains she has been doing some new work this year, … Continue reading

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