Category Archives: General

Dear Editor, on Parenting


My life changed forever 2½years ago when I became a parent for the first time. No amount of talking to family or friends or reading countless books on parenting prepared me for the experience of childbirth and then the day to day events of raising a child. I fortunately was one of the lucky ones who felt an instant bond, love so great I sometimes feel I am going to burst.

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RALLY FOR THE VALLEY Feb 2008


RALLY FOR THE VALLEY GREAT ADVENTURE WALK

What better way to spend a Sunday than getting your walking shoes on and joining the Rally for the Valley Great Adventure Walk.  Well, on Sunday 2nd  March you can breathe in the fresh air while simultaneously raising funds for your favourite charity, community group or team at the Rally for the Valley Great Adventure Walk which will be held at beautiful Baden Powell Park, Cash Avenue, Samford.

Participants of this philanthropic event will also be supporting three other deserving local services: the Samford Rural Fire Brigade, the Pine Rivers State Emergency Service and the Secondary School Development Project at the Samford Valley Steiner School.

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Dear Editor, on streetscape


I note Mr Bob Neil’s concern about Dayboro’s streetscape (letters, December 2007).  My concern is that land owners are being forced to conform to any architectural standard of building design at all.  The old buildings in Dayboro are such as they are precisely because when they were (jerry) built, there was no architectural regulator commanding what land holders did, thank God.  Now we have absurd regulatory controls about building design that really belong in fascist and communist countries where freedom of expression is uniformly denied to all.

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ZONTA NEWS Feb 2008


ZONTA CLUB OF PINE RIVERS Inc.

International Womens Day Luncheon:  Arana Hills Leagues Club on Friday 7th March for lunch.  Tickets are $35 each.

Guest Speakers are  Di Fingleton Magistrate and Jenni Ussi, film maker.

Contact details for the event are:-

Simone Boersma  0409 720 812 or Jan Spittle 3359 8237

A beautiful Queen size quilt, crafted and donated by Bev McDowall, is being raffled.  Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5.  contact Simone or Jan for tickets.

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