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Storm brewing over the Mona Vale Place Plan

The Pittwater community are angry and dismayed over the Mona Vale Place Plan. After working intensely for a year or so on workshops aimed at developing Mona Vale as a Place everyone would like to visit, via Placemaking techniques, the community has been presented a plan from the new Northern Beaches Council which; 603 more words

Pittwater Forever

Tagore on a Sunset Sky.

“Clouds come floating into my life,

no longer to carry rain or usher storm,

but to add colour to my sunset sky.”

-Rabindranath Tagore  1861… 6 more words


Sailing to the Soul- Quotes Day 2.

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous. 283 more words


Thomas Wilson - convict ancestor

After my previous slightly light-hearted post about Thomas Wilson ( an-odd-fellow ), I thought I should tell his real story, his transportation to Sydney in the Lady Nugent in 1835 and his later role in the Mona Vale Outrages. 2,639 more words



A Favourite to draw over the years here is a collection of some of my efforts

I drew this copy of a Boat by Claudia Nice.  239 more words

Newport - Tropical Love Land (SOLD)

144 Prince Alfred Parade, Newport.    SOLD August $2.65

Area: Pittwater/ Northern Beaches

There are two ways people approach this house.  Everyone loves the location, the outside, the tropical pool set-up, but then they hate the inside.   60 more words


the Shaws' jetty

In the Shaws’ case the jetty was a long spindly affair of grey wooden paling on rickety stilts, with a perpendicular ladder that had to be climbed in and out of the boat.

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