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This Valentine's day...Love Your Hospice...

Happy Valentine’s Day…today and for the previous 13 days we have been sharing the love for St Mary’s Hospice.

I’d like to thank everybody who has participated and shared their thoughts and feelings…it’s been really special reading them all. 78 more words

A Haven...

St Mary’s Hospice was a haven for my beloved husband who recently died there.

Maria Brown and the mystery portrait

Photographs of our Australian colonial ancestors are hard to come by. Painted and sketched portraits are even rarer. Fortunately, one of my ancestors (my maternal grandmothers great-grandmother) was not shy of camera or canvas. 422 more words

Whittington/Noakes Family Stories


I am passionate about hospice care and think that St Mary’s Hospice is a great place to work.

Forecast for Solar Cycle 25

James A. Marusek has a long, long quest post at Watts Up With That on the future of solar cycle 25 HERE. I found some of the comments on the post most interesting and deserve your attention.  372 more words



A demonstration of painting with watercolours at one of our day care groups had everybody impressed!

So lucky to have such awesome people volunteering for our wonderful hospice…and watching such a talented artist led to much chatter about our own painting experiences .It was amazing to watch the painting progress through the afternoon…everybody seemed to really enjoy it. 11 more words

We Love It...

Otis is 9 years old, couple of years ago my wife found a Facebook page about hospice dogs. We thought Otis could help, he’s been doing it 17 months now and we both love it…it’s a very happy positive experience, we love it.