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Past Townsville Event: VOL 10

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Exploring North Queensland by Paraglider

BY ALLEN WEYNBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Allen Weynberg learnt to paraglide in the UK in 1994.  A father of three, he has juggled his time for the last two decades and maintained some kind of presence in the air.  He now teaches full time in North Queensland and explores the wild surroundings by paraglider whenever he can escape.

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Long Distance Love Bombs

BY JEREMY GOLDBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Jeremy Goldberg’s job is to try and help protect the Great Barrier Reef, but in his spare time, he is trying to change the world and inspire a kindness revolution via his blog, Long Distance Love Bombs.

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Save our Sewers

BY GAIL HAMILTON
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Gail Hamilton is a wastewater engineer and environmental advocate. She currently works for Townsville Water and is on a campaign to save our sewers (and our sewer workers)

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The Weird World of Corals

BY JOHN (CHARLIE) VERON
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Charlie Veron has travelled the world studying corals. He will introduce his giant website, give glimpses of troubled times and conclude with interesting coral quirks

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Great Wall v Brain Cancer: How I Trekked for a Cure and Photographed It

BY LEIGH TURNER
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Leigh Turner is a Townsville teacher and photographer. This story details Leigh’s journey this year to raise funds and awareness for brain cancer research. 

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Veganism for a Better Planet

BY REBECCA WEYNBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Rebecca Weynberg is a 16 year old student who is extremely passionate about veganism and its great benefits on the animals, people and Earth itself.

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Massagician: Fixing Headaches by Checking for Bent Toes

BY DAVID HALL
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

David Hall has been a massage therapist for 24 years and specialises in remedial massage. His nickname comes from “massage therapist with magic hands.

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La Stampa in Umbria

BY GAI COPEMAN
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Gai Copeman went to Umbria in Italy where she spent time at the Tipogrtaphica Grifani Donati the oldest continuously owned family printer in Italy

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A Glimpse of Armenian Culture

BY PHILIPPA JOHNSON
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

"When God was giving out the land to people, the Armenians were partying and got there late, and all that was left was the land of stones."

In A Glimpse of Armenian Culture from PechaKucha night Townsville Vol. 10Philippa Johnson shares her great love for international folk dancing, of which she is both a student and a teacher in Townsville. She tells some tales of her latest overseas dance workshop which took her to the strikingly beautiful South Caucasus region and heritage-rich nation of Armenia.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015. 

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Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland

BY RUTH GUICE
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Ruth Guice is North Queensland’s Community Fundraising Officer for the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland, which has just turned 40…Let’s look back with “40 in 20”.

David Hall
Massage Therapist in Townsville
John (Charlie) Veron
a wide-ranging specialist in corals and reefs in Townsville
Gail Hamilton
Wastewater Engineer in Townsville
Jeremy Goldberg
Love Bomber in Townsville
Gai Copeman
Artist in Townsville
Ruth Guice
Community Fundraising Officer, Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland in Townsville
Leigh Turner
Teacher & photographer in Townsville
Philippa Johnson
in Townsville
Rebecca Weynberg
in Townsville
Allen Weynberg
Teacher in Townsville