Where did that time go …

It has been somewhere near six months since we went public with the wonderful “Have a Heart Project”. It has seen me through the very worst of COVID lockdown here in Victoria … in my opinion, a necessary but challenging time for most. I keep saying that the hearts have kept me sane … and […]

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Welcome to the Have a Heart Project

The Have a Heart Project is a celebration of life, love, loss and recovery and everything in between. Just ambling … Life is full of important and memorable moments, sometimes joyful like finding a true friend, finishing school, starting a new career, falling in love, getting married and the birth of a baby or personal […]

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Two months and counting …

Time is flying at a scorching pace … we are several months in with only two months to go to deadline for our Winter Solstice Garden Project. We have had some truly lovely and very inspirational flowers sent in … gorgeous, and we are enjoying every minute of playing. We have also received lots of […]

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Time does not stand still …

Hard to believe we are a week into February.  And things are moving along at a rapid pace … My team and I are starting to disseminate the massive asset that we have accumulated for our 5000 Poppies Project over the last six years … 80 large “mats” (approx 10mx1m) … plus few additional 3.5m […]

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Time for a new project …

The 5000 Poppies Project is now in wind down mode and I am turning my head to what’s next.  It has been five plus years pulling together the 5000 Poppies Project with the aid of a fabulous team of incredibly generous poppy makers and spectacular volunteers … but that means there has not been a […]

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Spring 2018 …

It seems I have not posted for over a year and I have no excuse really …. just a little pictorial story of what has been going on in my life over the last little while. 5000 Poppies : 12,000 stemmed poppies were planted at the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne 2017.  A few thousand stems […]

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Winter in Melbourne

The last few months have been a whirlwind of poppies and knitted lace … plus a few pom poms. This week the gladRappers has installed its amazing wintry lace trees in Federation Square in the heart of Melbourne.  As part of Fed Square’s Winter Solstice Festival, we decorated twenty trees with who knows how many […]

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And it WAS fun …

My last post showed our crochet coral artpiece called “In Our Lifetime” which pays tribute to the plight of Coral reefs … in particular the Great Barrier Reef in Australia … but also other reefs around the world.  This was our rationale : There is a tragedy unfolding on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia […]

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