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Journey to Education

BY ZAKI HAIDARI
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

21 year old Zaki Haidari has been through so much in his young life that escapes belief - his journey here to Australia from war-torn Afghanistan for a chance to fulfill his father's dream of an education for his children is one incredible story.

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Going Home

BY YVONNE LARKINS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Yvone Larkins. Going home to a place I've never been before is a talk about self discovry and a journey taken, insearch of family heritage, family values and personal growth.

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Journey of Risks

BY LOUISE LAMMERS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Louise Lammers - Head of Studies, Enmore Design Centre, TAFE. Louise tells us of her personal and career journey, mapped out through the risks she took along the way.

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Anyone Art

BY VICTOR PERALTA
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Victor Peralta is a draftsman in the civil engineer field, a portrait painter and is current director of Katoomba's famed 'Winter Magic' festival. In 2010, Victor entered the Archibald Prize for the first time and won the people's choice award within the Real Refusé section. 

In Volume 10, Victor shared his plans for upcoming Art Project which addresses how anybody can be affected by homelessness and hardships in our community.
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Ali's Art Studio

BY ALISON MARCER
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

With a degree in art education Alison Marcer has had many twists and turns in her artistic employment since her early teaching days. Since having children, her part time home based artistic pursuits have now grown into Ali's Art Studio where anything and everything creative has room to blossom. Ali spoke about her journey and her love of diversity within creativeness.

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A Different Kind of Normal

BY MICHELLE SUTTON
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

How being a parent to Autistic children has changed her as a person and why she writes about it. Compelling communication. Follow Michelle Sutton's blog here:

http://michellesuttonwrites.blogspot.com.au/p/about-michelle.html

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Daily Acts of Creativity​

BY AMANDA O'BRYAN
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

How small daily acts of creativity can spark ideas and keep the creative spirit alive. Amanda O'Bryan is a graphic designer and owner of design agency in Springwood. You can find her here:

http://www.creativequeenbees.com

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Vibrational Essences

BY AMANDA HORNER
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Amanda Horner shares some of her extensive knowledge on the magic of essences, which can be made out of anything and act on the body as a whole- mind, body and spirit. Along with water, she speaks about crystal and quart essences and the essences of animals. 

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Where is the Romance?

BY KAYO YOKOYAMA
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Artist Kayo Yokoyama discuess her investigation of Jane Austen's romance novel Pride & Prejudice. She considers what has happened to the traditional sense of romance and where all of the Mr. Darcy's have gone. However, she proposes that maybe the romance is still present today, just in different forms. 

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Tiny Tim - Tiptoeing Through a Lifetime

BY LOWELL TARLING
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Lowell Tarling shares a shortened biography of Tiny Tim, the American ukulele-playing singer. Lowell shares screen prints, drawings and old photographs capturing the many faces and voices of the musician. You can further learn about the adventures of Tiny Tim through Lowell's biography. 

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Installing Artwork Everywhere

BY MARCUS DABB
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Marcus Dabb speaks about his love for decorating every blank space with artwork- even when his wife highly disapproved. However, his love for art prevailed, and he shares one of his recent ideas for a mural in his home. 

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Death Cafe

BY HAYLEY WEST
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Hayley West introduces the discussion group Death Cafe: where people can talk about death in a relaxed and confidential environment and eat cake too! There is rarely discussion about post-death plans, and Hayley encourages people to think about all post-life possibilities, which she has learned from Death Cafe talks.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 23, 2014.

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