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The Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal Melbourne

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The eyes of 20 Marines Post- Afghanistan showing the nightmare of PTSD. I shudder to think of what the eyes of the Children of Afghanistan have witnessed.

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Inspirational Health and Fitness Gala day for the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal. I will be contributing by holding Art Therapy with the focus on how it feels to be contributing to such a worthy cause.Come along and enjoy a magical day for the whole family while raising much needed funds.

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Research: "I listen to colour" The inspiring story of Neil Harbisson who was born only able to see grey scale. He now has an ability, with the help of technology, to experience colour through sound.

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Research- Dan Pallotta: The way we judge the business of spending money to make money within charities is depriving those in need of much needed funds.

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Music- Eric Satie Essential Collection: composer of non-complicated classical music with influence of avant-garde music of the time 1880's-90's and the turn of the 20th Centuary

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Music- Sitar by Sri Partha Bose, Beautifully Chilled

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Transformation- Connecting with life's small joys

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This afternoon was another magical time spent with 9 great primary aged kids. The theme for today was Transformation in Nature. We used clay to create and express our thoughts and experiences of transformation from changing seasons to frogs to self. Above all there were a lot of laughs and mess.

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A soft breeze floated from the bay as we sat outside in the warm autumn sun creating, chatting and transforming.

Community awareness- Who are we? Who do you want to be?

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My beautiful girl Bobbie died this morning. I loved her so. xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Community Awareness- Frieda Kahlo was a strong inspiration for me while recovering from a severe relapse of Fibromyalgia. The movie about her life accompanied me on my 2 month stint in a physical rehabilitation hospital. I entered in a wheel chair and left on a walking stick. I can now freely walk and run.

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Community Awareness- Lots of fun was had by all at the Art in nature workshop today. We all sent good intentions and wishes for ourselves and our loved ones into the universe.

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