A book on writing I once read said to use specific words. Name things. Be precise. I threw my pencil down. I knew the names of banksias and scribblybarks, wallabies and lorikeets. I couldn’t name anything here with precision, unless I’d seen it first in a Disney cartoon. (“Oh! That’s a chipmunk.”) Stewardship Pemberton founding … Continue reading Column: Put the Right Name On It
The 20 Day Emergency Preparedness Challenge: Step#17 Add some freeze-dried or foil pouch food products such as meats, soups, vegetables and stews to your emergency kit. Add evaporated or powdered milk and cereal to your kits. Post photos of your challenge progress to "the Village of Pemberton" FaceBook page. The Village of Pemberton and SLRD Emergency … Continue reading 20 Day Emergency Preparedness Challenge: Step #17
Get a large bucket with tight-fitting lid to use as a toilet, and put it with your kits. Store tools in it, such as an axe, folding shovel and rope. Post photos of your challenge progress to "the Village of Pemberton" FaceBook page. The Village of Pemberton and SLRD Emergency Management programs are challenging all residents … Continue reading 20 Day Emergency Preparedness Challenge: Step #16
Pick up a copy of the Summer Leisure Guide at the Pemberton Community Centre, or download it here >> Summer 2014 Rec Guide Pemberton Registration starts Wednesday May 28 at 9am.
All it took was a weekend away to remind me how inspiring I find this region. And when Mt Currie and the cherry trees in bloom and the random snake sightings and the swelling seasonal creeks don't do it, all I have to do is ask a fellow-creative... and BOOM. Inspiration-injection. The latest artist to … Continue reading Work In Progress: Amy Hazeldine
"Transformative" is a nice euphemism for the holy-heck-my-head-is-spinning-what-just-happened experience that is new parenthood. It might help to realise that everyone is on the rollercoaster and there are resources and support out there. This session targets families and peer support workers. There will be an additional session offered to healthcare providers in the afternoon of May … Continue reading Got baby shock? Free session for new parents – May 26, 11am-1pm