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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Our twenty-seventh walk begins and finishes at Burwood Village. The reserves around Burwood have strong points of attraction, so choosing a favourite will be a challenge. This walk is approximately 6km, and can be followed on Melway maps 60 and 61.
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.