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Workshop October 2018

Posted December 9, 2018, in

On the 13th of October 2018 (Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day) saw the Advanced Breast Cancer Group hold the regular Workshop for Women, Partners, Families and Friends. The workshop was a great success, with  members and  families attending, although we did miss those women who weren’t able to be there this time. Assoc. Professor Marina…

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Final Presentation

Posted December 9, 2018, in

Despite the heatwave, the final presentation for the floristry course was beautiful.  Presentation by Di, Flowers by Di.

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Janelle’s Poem – It Would be Nice

Posted September 28, 2018, in

IT WOULD BE NICE   It would be nice to have a cleavage It would be nice to be able to bend forward without worrying Using your hand over your chest or a shirt tight around your neck It would probably be nice to see a hairdresser and use colour and wear a bikini in…

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Flowers and Pots

Posted August 27, 2018, in

As well as having a passion for all things floral and plant related I’m exploring the world of ceramics.  I have a small business which combines all these things – Di (with Ana and Renée)

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Pumpkin Fruit Cake (Recommended)

Posted June 27, 2018, in

Pumpkin Fruit Cake 500g mixed fruit 1 ½ cups brown sugar 1 tbs golden syrup 125g butter 1 cup apricot nectar 1 teasp bicarb soda 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup cooked pumpkin, cold, mashed 1 cup plain flour, sifted 1 cup self raising flour, sifted.   Method Preheat oven to 160 degrees C.  Grease…

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Workshop April 28

Posted June 5, 2018, in

On the 28th of April 2018 saw Advanced Breast Cancer Group hold the regular Workshop for Women, Partners, Families and Friends. The workshop was a great success with many members and their family attending. The day featured Dr Natasha Woodward, who is a Senior Medical Oncologist at the Mater Hospital. Dr Woodward provided a great…

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Leanne’s Garden

Posted May 25, 2018, in

Photos from Leanne’s garden

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It’s All About Faces, Isn’t It?

Posted March 13, 2018, in

  It’s all about faces, isn’t it?   In our everyday life we present to the world a face you perceive as how that person, those people would like, want you to be; or so we are led to believe, or wish to.   It’s an impasse because in all honesty we move around and…

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Reflections

Posted December 18, 2017, in

  The experience of working as a research assistant with the Advanced Breast Cancer Group was, for me, unique and unexpected. While working for the service, I was enlightened by hearing of the experiences that women have of living with a terminal diagnosis. I quickly learnt that these stories are varied, marked by thedifferent personalities,…

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Workshop October 2017

Posted November 7, 2017, in

On the 14th of October 2017 saw Advanced Breast Cancer Group hold the regular Workshop for Women, Partners, Families and Friends. The workshop was a great success with many members and their family attending. The day featured Dr Russell Richards, who is a Palliative Care Physician at the Mater Hospital. Dr Richards provided a great…

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