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Eleanor's adventure into Youth Parliament

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Last week DD16 spent the first week of her school holidays at Youth Parliament here in Victoria and she had a wonderful time. Eleanor had no idea what she was in for or what to expect and then at the last minute found out the she would be representing her team Korin Gamadji Institute on her own. After having a little nervy turn she then settled and thought okay I will give it a go. So she needed to present her Bill and a speech to support it which aims for "increased access to health services for small communities" on her own and then had the great support of fellow chamber members to help her debate it. Guess what, she had her Bill successfully passed. Yahoooo. Eleanor also made an Adjournment speech asking for funding to build a high performance purpose built training and playing facility for Netball Victoria to house our Vixens and Victorian Netball League teams. She could not stop talking about this wonderful experience and the incredible character of the other young adu…

Stitch-A-Long

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Well here is my Stitch-a-long update, a couple of days late, however given that I changed my colour theme and had to redo blocks I am really happy with my progress.
Part 5 completed.
Part 4 completed
Part 3 - 2 small circles to be completed inside circles not squares, oopps.
Part2- some stitching and more circles needed.
Part1- just some stitching
Hooray I feel as though I am somewhere in the ball park again. Cheers, Maxine

Weally, Weally Wascally Wuvable Wabbit!

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We have a really, rascally rabbit who is most of the time really luvable, but sometimes really naughty. Molly is her name and she was DD24's Christmas present from her Fiance and is beautifully housetrained, I can not believe how easy that was. Molly has a 2 storey condo but roams around with us when we are home. Molly was only weeks old when she came to our little family then about a month later she develoed glaucoma. After numerous visits to our fabulous vet and long term eye drops we have managed to holt it's progress, however Molly has lost probably 70% of her vision. So we were grateful that she had been able to at least make a map in her mind of our home which has really helped her to be the happy affectionate bunny that she is. Initially we had a few issues, nibbled phone chargers, handbags straps and shoes until we learned to properply rabbit proof things, she has trained us well. However Molly has a nose for chocolate we have discovered and an amazing talent for unwra…