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Beckler’s Botanical Bounty: the flora of Menindee

It’s a while since I wrote anything about the Beckler’s Botanical Bounty Project that I am involved with. Very briefly…..I am part of a group of botanic artists who, since 2010 have gone annually to Menindee, a small town in … Continue reading

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Sacred things

Originally posted on Natural Newstead:
This is sacred habitat. Aulluvial-terraces Herb-rich Woodland in the Mia Mia, 9th December 2017 This is a sacred tree. The nest site in a River Red-gum This is a sacred hollow. The hollow showing evidence…

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One More Step Back Into Darkness …

Originally posted on Filosofa's Word:
You know how I sometimes say that a headline made me jaw drop?  This headline sent a very cold chill down my spine, and not in a good sort of way: CDC gets list…

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10 things that marriage equality won’t do

Originally posted on Meeka's Moving:
A co-worker brought in a pamphlet yesterday. The heading read ‘3 ways gay marriage will change the classroom’. And I quote ‘More radical gay & lesbian sex ‘education’ programs in schools‘ like Safe Schools…

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Farewell to a man of grace and dignity

I was going to write a different  post. However, today I listened to the broadcast of the state funeral for Anthony Foster, and wanted to acknowledge him and his work. I never met him, but I know that our society … Continue reading

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Email to the PM re #Adani

Originally posted on Meeka's Moving:
I just sent this email to the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull: Just for the record, I do not know the PM, but I did ‘chat’ with him by email after he lost…

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How does my garden grow?

Before I show you my garden, I just want to remind you of my tree painting giveaway. If you would like to be in the draw to win it, head to my last post to leave a comment. Hugs to those … Continue reading

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#stitchingsanta reveal #1

You may remember me telling you about the #stitchingsanta swap organised by Sheila at  Sewchet. You could opt in to either a knitting/crocheting secret santa, a sewing secret santa or both. Then Sheila matched us all up. What a fabulous idea, … Continue reading

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Back in Menindee

Life was busy lately, organising the house and packing the van to get away to Menindee. Organising the house so that my friends could move in while we are away. But now I am up here. If you have followed … Continue reading

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How to fail.  Epically. 

Originally posted on Danny Gregory:
I just read that Roadies has been cancelled. So was Vinyl. No one gives a shit about TV shows about the music industry. It can’t be mythologized. It’s dead. Whoda thunk it ten years ago?…

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