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Magic sticks

Last night I went to the annual fundraiser for the Graham F Smith Peace Trust, along with most of the other Trustees of the Suzanne Elliott Charitable Trust. We also went to an event put on by them a few … 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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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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A meeting with the elders (or Peter’s Party)

Peter Willis has appeared in these pages before, and is back again, this time for being instrumental in bringing together a gathering of the Social Developers’ Network (SDN) here in Adelaide. This is an organisation that has been supporting people … 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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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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Don’t be too polite

I have written previously about domestic violence (here), and in this post, as with that one, I wasn’t actually at the event I am writing about. In fact the occasion itself is now some weeks past, but I waited to write it till I could … Continue reading

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