Author: Pia

Easy Pavlova Recipe

Posted October 27, 2020, in

Cooking and baking is a creative expression that has the added bonus of tasting good! This recipe contributed by Min

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Posted January 22, 2020, in

Dragonfly Five ladies sit in a small room. Two walls are taken up by crowded bookshelves, and two by windows closed against the noise of traffic from the busy intersection outside. Two of these ladies are professionals; one is a social worker, the other a psychologist. There is a device on the coffee table in…

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Seeking Sanctuary.

Posted January 17, 2020, in

  Leanne is a keen gardener, but due to the ravages of the drought and the fires, the care she previously gave to her roses she now gives to what she refers to as her “garden gnomes”.      Who sometimes wait at the front door for their food.             …

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Leanne and the Weengallon Pink Ladies Day

Posted November 19, 2019, in

Hello everyone, thank you Sally for your kind introduction, and thank you everyone for inviting me here today, to tell my story. Where to start ………….perhaps by painting a picture of my life pre- cancer.   I met the love of my life Michael, when I was just 16, he was my partner for the…

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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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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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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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