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!

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.

Why not try scrapbooking?

29/11/2019 Raine Biancalt

By the 19th century the spread of printed material throughout Europe meant that Bibles, previously purchased only by the wealthy, were being mass-produced for the general public. As these contained blank pages at the front, […]

Anyone for (Table) Tennis?

02/09/2019 Raine Biancalt

The Phoenix Park Table Tennis Club (PPTTC), established in 2014 by Paul Bronstein and Graeme Scarlett, says it caters for players of all abilities – from beginners to hot shots! Their youngest player is six years old and the oldest is 94 years young.