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Growing your own winter vegies in 2020 (in S-E Australia)

With many people now working at home, we are spending more time in our back yards. So what better time to start a vegie patch. If you live in south-east Australia, and want to grow your own vege...

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Moe library – a great place for community groups or events

Since the Moe library (Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Moe Service Centre) opened in 2016, it has become a regular meeting place for community groups, and the venue of choice for events held by...

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Libraries really do change lives

When the new library - officially named the Moe Service Centre and Frank Bartlett Memorial Library - opened in mid-2016, it created a wonderful splash in our little town and, indeed, the whole regi...

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Crib Point Clubs’ new book – a great success story

On 3rd August 2019, the Crib Point Football and Netball Club and Crib Point Cricket Club (CPFNCC) launched Riding the bumps with a grin... At Crib Point! A history of the Mornington Peninsula Magpi...

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Poetry Editing Group Gippsland (PEGG)

Poetry Editing Group Gippsland (PEGG) is a group of poets committed to writing and perfecting their poetry. PEGG's principles Poets of all abilities, ages, cultural backgrounds and levels of ...

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Our history and why we need a Treaty

Our past = our present The town where I live, Moe, Gippsland, has been the home of Gunaikurnai people for over 40,000 years. The name 'Moe' means 'swampy country' in Gunaikurnai. My home on the so...

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The normality of ‘evil’

I've always been fascinated by evil: why some people choose to commit terrible acts, while  others in the same situation don't. Why some people are cruel to animals and children while others aren'...

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Workshop: how to edit your own poetry

This workshop is for poets who have written, or are writing, a collection of poems. In this two-hour seminar to be held on 7 September at the Moe Library in Moe, Gippsland, Victoria, the presenter ...

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Self-published book – A life: I am what I am, by Joan Sammon

This is a memoir about childhood abuse, mental illness and resilience. The importance of asking for help and being supported by mental health professionals. Living with post-traumatic stress, schiz...

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Where to go in Gippsland? The Enchanted Forest.

I went to a fantastic art exhibition which opened today at Yarragon Railway Station gallery: The Enchanted Forest.  This exhibition showcases a huge range of original artworks in felt, paint, i...

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