In the last week COVID-19 restrictions have eased in my part of Australia, allowing for the first time in months, travel within state. After so many weeks of sticking close to home and not really venturing further than the city centre for supplies, it felt strangely surreal to have this new found freedom.
In a twist of fate, a friend who lives in Melbourne was visiting family in the region on the first day regional travel was allowed, so Adam, Paul and myself jumped in the car and went on a little outing…
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After months of fires, smoky conditions and heatwaves, I’m rather glad this summer is over. Although it’s been a special time for catching up with friends and family, and watching my little boy grow and develop, I’m craving cooler nights, cosy days and hopefully a bit of rain.
I watched the sun set on this unforgettable season in a local park, on a picnic blanket, watching the world go by…
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I feel exceptionally lucky that I live in an area that’s thriving with independent small businesses. While I don’t claim to make all my purchases from stand-alone shops, I do try to support entrepreneurs that take the risk to create something unique, all of their own.
Today on The Inspiration Files, I’d like to introduce you to two budding business ladies who are taking the plunge and launching Kindly, Darling – a Temora based fashion business with a twist…
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Inspiration is defined as ‘the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.’ There’s something really special about identifying what inspires you. Sometimes it’s a book or a film or even a place you’ve visited, but I’ve found more often than not, it’s a person.
Today I’m starting a new series on Wattle and Ash, which I hope will become a regular feature, The Inspiration Files. Essentially it’s all about people who are doing amazing things.
Today, I’d like to introduce you to Belinda Satterthwaite…
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This weekend past Adam and I went on a fact-finding mission. Adam’s recently become involved in a project that will see him oversee a tour of an inclusive, disability friendly stage to a number of festivals around region next year. One of the events the stage will feature at is Lockhart’s Spirit of the Land festival. So to get a better understanding of the festival and scope out potential locations for the stage, we decided to go along and check it out for ourselves…
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