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D.

This post was written in draft some time ago. It references an event at Sophia that I wrote about here, and is really a little tribute to someone I worked with who has now died. I tussle with writing about … Continue reading

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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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