Posts Tagged ‘community’


Community and the Caravan Park

Posted by  admin —September 11, 2010
Filed in Just observations, Uncategorized

Since the age if 4, I have been part of many ‘caravan park’ communities. These communities have shaped who I have become and many of my strongest childhood memories include the people and places in them. My parents took my sister and I to caravan parks in Phillip Island then to Inverloch (Victoria) – which we revisited for the next 10 years! Same camping site by the beach, same group of families, same 4 weeks of the year (and the same F&C’s and ice creams at Dutchies). To these caravan parks (which are scattered widely along Australia’s endless coastline) strangers …

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The Fun & Improvisation of a Music Festival – the backstory

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 17, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, Humor & Fun, Yes!And Improv

Over the weekend, myself and Marty Maher and a bunch of other volunteers stage the 3rd annual Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival. Apart from being an absolutely outrageous success, it was loads of fun and we designed and staged it all without a Steering Committee (yaaay) … or a detailed strategic plan for that matter! Marty has grown and nurtured this event from a seed … an idea that Marty had (and he has lot’s of them). The core of that idea assumes that there are loads of musicians out there desperate to strut their stuff and play music …

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