…and the red Geranium in Grass Roots

My latest magazine piece is a feature on the Bendigo based fundraising group, …and the Red Geranium.The article features in this months issue of Grass Roots self sufficiency magazine, available at good newsagencies. Since last week the group has already been contacted by another group of gardeners who have offered excess produce to …and theContinue reading “…and the red Geranium in Grass Roots”

Bendigo mag summer issue 2008

I am a regular writer for this magazine and have 3 stories in this bumper edition. The people I interviewed were all fellas with different interests. Peter has his own home pub; Warren enjoys building replicas of vintage cars – in real size and Ben is a keen and successful bare foot water skier. SoContinue reading “Bendigo mag summer issue 2008”

An interesting site for freelancers

I was just referred to this site from a newsletter issued by the Bendigo Writers Council and it looks like it could be of interest to many people considering writing for a living, or at least for some income.Hope you find it interesting…http://freelanceright.wordpress.com/2008/04/25/freelance-writing-wont-come-for-free/

Interview with ourpatch.com.au Simon Wyk

http://startups.sharmavishal.com/2008/06/ourpatch-regional-and-rural-business.html Just read this interview by Vishal Sharma who writes about new companies starting up.Here is an interview with http://www.ourpatch.com.au Regional And Rural Business Directory Manager Simon Wyk.As I work for this business I was especially interested, and learnt a bit about technology in the process.

Kyneton Photography Exhibition

As part of the Kyneton Daffodil Festival, there is a Photography Prize Exhibition. I entered a triptych of some old chimneys that you can see when driving along the Calder Highway near Kyneton. The exhibition will be held at Gallery 40, 40 Mollison Street, Kyneton. Hours:11 am till 4 pm , Fri Sat Sun 19Continue reading “Kyneton Photography Exhibition”

GROW Under The Southern Cross

New children’s anthology launched. 29th August 2008. The launch of the new children’s book, an anthology for 8-14 year olds, “GROW Under the Southern Cross” went well according to co editor Lyn Hurry. “About 50 people attended, and they seemed to enjoy the afternoon…lovely people from the preceding Uniting Church service assisted in our settingContinue reading “GROW Under The Southern Cross”

Our Patch

I have been writing for this new web based company for a couple of months now and it is growing into a great locally based resource.You can view jobs, community groups, even get a recipe or two. Visit my blog there at:http://www.ourpatch.com.au/australia/users/stlg48 and catch up with Bendigo focussed events and stories. Or check out oneContinue reading “Our Patch”