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Moonlight between the roof planks

On Friday at work I got an email from the fabulous Peter Willis, who has appeared in these posts before and is a valued friend and supporter of me and this blog. He sent a link to a post on Brainpickings … Continue reading

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Celebrations (Part 1 – The Graduate)

It’s been a good week for celebrations. On Thursday my dear friend Arefa graduated from her social work course, and I went along as part of the team. It’s been a long time coming – 8 years – and heaps … 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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Seeds of Affinity

I went to a forum this week about social work and community development, and heard about a fantastic initiative taking place here in Adelaide – a support system for women leaving prison. This is a group of people whose lives … Continue reading

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On This Day

Thirty years ago today was my first day as a social worker working in health (I’ve had it on my mind obviously as I wrote about it last year too! Hopefully this will be enough now!) I was employed by Noarlunga … Continue reading

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29 years and counting

This week was the anniversary of my first day working in Health in the south of Adelaide. I was employed as a social worker at the yet to be set up Aberfoyle Park Community Health Centre, and worked for Noarlunga … Continue reading

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Learning from and with Imy

(Photos taken at the Multicultural gathering December 5. Thanks to everyone else in the pics too! Imy looking particularly speccy in the green paper crown.) CHO has had the great good fortune to be supported in our first steps into … Continue reading

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