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Food for Thought

BY BRENT ARENA
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

As Chef and managing director of PePPi PePPi restaurant Brent Arena will be talking about the slow food movement, PePPi PePPi and their newest venture, healthy pre-made meals. 

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The Naked Nurse

BY PIP EARL
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Please enjoy the ride through 2016, a hell of a year for Pip Earl,as she transitioned from nurse and artist / designer and back, revealing herself in her full glory! Metaphorically speaking.

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Cassowary Keystone Conservation - Three words we never want to hear "I Remember When"

BY INGRID MARKER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

For 25 years Ingrid Marker was privileged enough to live with wild cassowaries (as visitors to her home) - Ingrid, Mission Beach Queensland

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My Kiln Temple, Intergalactic Explorer or Dave’s Folly

BY DAVID SEWELL
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

David Sewell creates a Gaudi inspired garden sculpture, aka My Folly, Kiln Temple or the Intergalactic Explorer, in which he built following a visit to Barcelona in 2015.

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Small Town Dreams

BY MARTIN POTTER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Is anyone a dreamer?

Since 2008 Martin Potter has been making the acclaimed Big Stories, Small Towns documentary project. 

He’ll talk about this work and a list from his friend Jonathon. 

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Knitting in art and in films

BY KATYA VENTER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Katya Venter shows us Knitting like you’ve never seen it before!

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Restoring a coastal wetland or “how to turn a swamp into a wetland”

BY MIKE NICHOLAS
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Ex CSIRO, Mike Nicholas continues work with Mungalla Aboriginal Corporation outside Ingham to make their country healthy.  This work is ground breaking, award winning and, improviing Great Barrier Reef water quality.  

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Rooster Rules: What’s Chinese New Year about?

BY LEIGH TURNER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

"Releasing of the lantern symbolizes the letting go of the past self.....It's not that different from the concept of the new years resolution..."

In Rooster Rules: What’s Chinese New Year about? at PechaKucha Night Townsville Vol. 14, Leigh Turner clears up common misconceptions about Chinese culture and unravels the mysteries of Chinese New Year.

Leigh has travelled across China and currently teaches Chinese language at William Ross State High School. 

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Slow Food a Global Movement

BY HELEN HILL
@ VOL 13 ON OCT 20, 2016

Helen Hill has just return from Europe, where she has continued her passion for the slow food movement.

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The Ebuta Story

BY BRIAN AND JEAN VENTEN
@ VOL 13 ON OCT 20, 2016

Brian and  Jean Venten Discuss there family business Ebuta Goat Dairy, nestled in the picturesque foothills of the Mt Elliott National Park on the outskirts of town out the Flinders Highway.  

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Toilet Paper and Bed-Sheets

BY EVA ERHARDT
@ VOL 13 ON OCT 20, 2016

Eva Earhardt talks about her horticulture and garden design business has come to a grinding halt due to

Townsville’s current water restrictions, hence her passion for the topic.

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Mediating the anxiety of death through art and travelling

BY KATYA VENTER
@ VOL 13 ON OCT 20, 2016

Katya Venter discusses the research done for her Master’s degree about mediating the awareness of her own finitude and death through art and travelling.

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