Why not try scrapbooking?

04/12/2019 Raine Biancalt

Artfully arranged scrapbooks documenting family stories become treasured heirlooms to be passed on for generations. Typical memorabilia include photographs, printed media, and artwork. Scrapbook albums are often elaborately decorated and frequently contain extensive journaling or written descriptions.

Suzsi's Garden

Watering your garden

04/12/2019 Suzsi Mandeville

One of my neighbours asked me to have a look at her garden. It wasn’t performing well. It was straggly and sickly looking with a lot of yellow leaves; a nasty black fungus on one plant, white mould on another.

Op-shopping for Christmas

03/12/2019 Raine Biancalt

If funds are tight, consider a Christmas shopping spree at your local Op Shop – you will also be helping the shop’s special charity. So pick your favourite charity and go shopping!

Lions

Lions: a History of Helping

02/12/2019 Guest Author

The Lions Club of Boroondara Central has been active in the Boroondara community for 62 years – long before the City of Boroondara was formed. These days we have a very visible presence through our Opportunity Shop located in the Burwood Village.

Plane pieces

Liberating History

01/12/2019 Raine Biancalt

On 4 September 2019 I received an email from Venice Italy from a young Italian named Alessandro Cianchetta. He and others in the Verona area volunteer to research military planes shot down over Italy during WWII. Their aim is to return to family members any items belonging to the airmen.

cycle of disadvantage

Education for everyone

01/12/2019 Editor

Today, one in six Australian children and young people live in poverty1, where even life’s basic needs are hard to come by. When families experience financial disadvantage children can fall behind with their learning, leaving them more vulnerable to experiencing hardship later in the life.