Suzsi's Garden

Dirty Weeds, Done Dirt Cheap

29/05/2021 Suzsi Mandeville

According to Einstein, I am insane. Apparently, he said: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results!”. And when it comes to weeding, he’s quite right. […]

100% Volunteering

28/05/2021 Raine Biancalt

I know of at least three local not-for-profit organisations run very successfully solely by volunteers with absolutely no paid staff. The first, of course, is The Bulletin, now in its 41st year and which relies […]

Bob, Ted Allsopp and Ron Crawford train at the 1964 Games

Olympic Memories

27/05/2021 Chris Gray

Local resident Bob Gardiner is an ex-Olympian with many tales from a long and successful career as a harrier (cross-country walker). He carried on a family tradition; his father Bert was a wellknown and successful […]

Dance for Parkinson's

Dance for Parkinson’s

27/05/2021 Editor

Dance for Parkinson’s is a group-based treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) incorporating physical exercise, cognitive tasks, sensory experience (music), emotional expression, and social interaction. Originating at the Mark Morris Dance Center New York in 2001, […]

Focusing on Need with EERN

27/05/2021 Editor

Eastern Emergency Relief Network Inc (EERN) is made up of community-based organisations in the cities of Boroondara, Whitehorse, Manningham, Maroondah, Knox, and Monash. EERN holds a repository of emergency furniture, whitegoods and other household items, […]

No Picture

Poets’ Page

15/04/2021 Editor

Cat DancingSuzsi Mandeville Outside, the cat is dancing, prancing.Leaves fall fast and she is pouncing.Each leaf falling, curling swirlingprompts her leaping, whirling, twirling.She crouches, pauses, waiting ’tilshe gets the chance to catch and killeach leaf […]