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Flinders Day on Coochiemudlo Island 2013

This years Flinders Day on Coochiemudlo Island will be held on Sunday, 21st July. More information to be provided later. Check this post for updates.

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Lt Matthew Flinders leads the way

Matthew Flinders Day 2012

Lt Matthew Flinders leads the way   Matthew Flinders Day 2012 will be held on the 22nd July *  Re enactment of Flinders Landing *  Street Parade *  Market stalls *  Outrigger regatta *  Vintage Cars *  Wooden Boat Assn. *  Norfolk Bar (licenced)  and lots more CONTACT Russell 0410328066

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Flinders Day 2011 - Indigenous ceramics

Indigenous ceramics at the Flinders Day Markets

I shared the CoochieIsland.com stall (thanks to Bev & Don Holcroft and the Coochiemudlo Island Progress Association for the freebie) at the markets today with Vickki King, Indigenous ceramics artist living in Lismore, NSW. In another part of my life (ie apart from my passion for community websites), I have been a long term volunteer […]

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Flinders Day 2011 - David Paxton book launch

David Paxton launches book

David Paxton, long-time Coochie resident and current President of the Coochiemudlo Island History Society, launches his book, Why It’s OK To Talk To Your Dog, at the Flinders Day markets on Coochie. The book is available for purchase at www.compositeconversationalist.com for $24.95.

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Flinders Day 2011 - Island Crier

Island Crier announces start of parade – but first a poem

The Island Crier reads out a poem by local resident Trevor Gillham, The Treasure Seekers, before announcing the parade’s commencement. THE TREASURE SEEKERS by Trevor Gillham  Long long ago some black folk on a hill gazed peacefully o’er the sea; they’d had their fill of oysters, whelks and berries. Now they lay, cooled by the […]

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Flinders Day 2011 - Candles on Coochie

Candles on Coochie opens its business at the Coochie markets

Helen and Len Turner, long-time Coochie residents, recently decided to try their hands in the candle making business.  And where else to open it than at the Flinders Day markets on Coochie? Candles on Coochie candles are affordable ($10 each) and are made of environmentally friendly soy wax.  In addition, they provide a $1 refund […]

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