Opening Speeches of the WWI Fallen Soldiers tribute

On the 6th September 2017, the Chapman Valley museum opened the tribute to the WWI Fallen Soldiers from the Upper Chapman District, now known as Chapman Valley. As one of the researchers of this project, I had the privilege of giving the overview speech.  Continue reading

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Week 37: Community Volunteering

In 2014 when I took leave from work, I could not sit idle for too long, so I took up volunteering as a tour guide (that can be another post) and at the Chapman Valley museum at Nanson to catalogue all the objects that have been donated over the years and any new items that were to be donated. It is an ongoing job, however, I really wanted to do something for the Centennary of Anzac. Continue reading

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Week 36: Dancing Lessons

On August 1, 2017, Doreen Dawson, or Ms Dawson as we used to call her, passed away at the age of 100. Ms Dawson and her husband Jack Jones, were our dancing instructors when I was a boarder at Stella Maris College, an all girls school.

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Week 35: Always time for Family

My weekly blog didn’t get prepared in time to be posted this morning as I’ve been having some much-needed family time with our precious little grandson Ollie Morrison. Ollie came into our lives on the 8th March 2017 much to the long awaited delight of his parents Troy and Helen. So this blog is about their visit. Continue reading

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Week 34: Some Significant Moments

I was going through my digital photos on my computer recently and started reminiscing about some fun times I had when I was a Creative Memories consultant. I first became a consultant in 2001 and finished in 2010. Continue reading

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Week 33: First Movies

What was the first movie I remember seeing? Now this one is really going to test my memory, however, I do remember a movie, not sure if it was the first one I ever saw, but it certainly was the first one I went to see on my own and plays on my mind.

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