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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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Flinders Day 2011 - JJ Redland JJs

Redland JJs playing at Flinders Day

Currently playing California Dreamin’ …. Redland JJs consists of seventeen 13-20 year old Redland youths who are passionate about their music.   They have a repertoire of 150 songs from which they can pick and choose for a particular audience. See them next at the Redlands Eistedofodd on Monday, 25th July. Check out their website at […]

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Island Feast

Matthew Flinders Island Feast

Coochiemudlo Island Progress Association invites you to: Live Entertainment with Ricky Taite Saturday, 16 July 2011 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Community Hall $20/person Child minding available at the Community Hall (downstairs) for $5/child donation. For more details, contact: Russell:     0410 328 066 | 07 3207 8522 Colleen:    0409 348 504 Space is limited. […]

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