Dog Training Insight Workshop with Chews Australia

Dog Training Insight Workshop with Chews Australia

Weekend Notes Event Event: 29/05/2016 Chews Australia informative pet session Chews Australia provide fun, interactive and informative educational workshops and seminars for critter and hound enthusiasts. They hold regular events around Melbourne to help all animal lovers increase their knowledge about animal care. No matter if you work in the pet industry as a trainer, retail staff, foster carer, or vet, or you are a parent who wants the very best for their fur children, there is an event for you. The Dog Training Insight Workshop The next workshop to…

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Sands Australia Trivia Night

Sands Australia Trivia Night

Weekend Notes Event Event: 03/06/2016 To help raise money for Sands Victoria Sands Victoria provide a 24/7 peer-based support to parents and families who have lost babies due to miscarriage, still and newborn death. To help raise much needed funds to ensure the continuation of this amazing volunteer based organisation, Sands Victoria will be holding a trivia night. Monies raised from this event will help support the Sands telephone support line, volunteer training and educational materials. There will be raffles, a silent auction, lucky door prizes and a delicious supper….

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Silly Seahorse supports Monash Children’s Hospital

Silly Seahorse supports Monash Children’s Hospital

Weekend Notes Event The Biggest Playdate is a celebration of children and fun. Playdate events are held to raise much needed funds for the Monash Children’s Hospital. The next Playdate event will be held at the Silly Seahorse Indoor Play Centre where children can play in a safe environment and parents can sit back with a coffee and have a chat. On the day there will be fantastic activities and entertainment for the whole family. These include: Fun Rides Mini golf Face painting Farm Animals Superheroes and Princesses Balloons –…

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Diana Ferrari / SANDS Victoria Fashionable Fundraiser

Diana Ferrari / SANDS Victoria Fashionable Fundraiser

See full Weekend Notes write-up HERE SANDS Victoria is a small group of volunteers who provide support and information to bereaved parents. When a parent loses a child it can be the most debilitating time, therefore it is vital that organisations such as SANDS continue to support people in their time of need. This tremendous organisation survives on generous donations through various avenues including fundraisers. The next SANDS fundraising event, the Diana Ferrari Fashionable Fundraiser will be held on the 23rd of May at the Diana Ferrari Highpoint store. This…

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BurgerFuel – Spitfire Shopping Centre, Christchurch NZ

BurgerFuel – Spitfire Shopping Centre, Christchurch NZ

After filling the van with supplies, it was time to have tea. As it was getting ate we decided that cooking would take too long. We were just too hungry. Within the same complex as Countown (Woolworths) was a burger place called BurgerFuel. Back home in Victoria, Australia there is no such place. I have since learnt that BurgerFuel exists in other Australian states, but has as yet not made it to the southern areas of the country. I decided that due to my enjoyment in eating burgers in the past, I…

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Poems of grief in SANDS July newsletter

Poems of grief in SANDS July newsletter

  Good evening everyone, I would like to share with you the below poems, which were published in the SANDS – Miscarriage, stillbirth and Newborn Death Support service this month (July 2014). I was so excited to have one of them posted on the front cover of the newsletter “Where am I now?”. I felt very proud. The poems were created a couple of years ago for a book I started writing about the loss of my daughter. Writing helped me cope with the pain. I would like to share them…

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My work on Weekend Notes

My work on Weekend Notes

  During the last few years I have been affiliated with Weekend Notes. They are an online ‘What’s On’ and information site. I posted many articles and then had some time off. I have since began writing for them again and would like to share that with you. http://www.weekendnotes.com/profile/123158/ Here you will find my profile, which can direct you to a selection of my previous work. The individual links for each of the current posts are attached below. I will update the list on a regular basis. Osborne House Makers…

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