Christmas parties with a difference

I’ve been to three outstanding Christmas parties in the last couple of weeks, all of which were beautiful examples of what Christmas can be about. Two were for the boards I sit on—Maldon and District Financial Services Ltd, or MDFSL (a not-for-profit company...

New Blood in the Orchard

A couple of years ago I gave up being “busy”. It was when I was doing the project for the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award and had a lot on my plate – you can read about it here. Here’s what I had to say at the time about being busy…...

Frocking up in Canberra…

RIRDC Victorian Rural Women’s Awards – week 24 We’re off to Canberra next week, and we’ll be all frocked up and ready to meet politicians of every persuasion at the Gala Dinner at Parliament House on Wednesday night. Hugh’s collected his...

Victorian Rural Woman of the Year – My Journey

Week 1… A week has gone by since winning the award, and it feels like a month! The first few days themselves each seemed a week, but now I’ve had a few days’ holiday (pre-booked before the Awards ceremony), and am feeling full of energy and enthusiasm to get started...