An exhibition of recent artworks by Marija Patterson at George Kerford Hotel, Beechworth Small upright figures, twenty-five of them, gaze out from their internal world. Three women: the artist, her mother and her daughter, are placed in groups or stand-alone. They look alike except for anomalies in the process, in the making. They are modelled on […]Read the whole story!
Some people enjoy train-spotting, whilst others enjoy post office spotting. The Fort Kochi Post Office in Kerala, India, is inspiring. It is architecturally beautiful, not dissimilar to the lines of the Beechworth Post Office, although it is painted red and white, and is set in tropical gardens. Like the Stanley Postal Agency, it has a […]Read the whole story!
We have been asked to write about the wedding we recently attended in the state of Kerala in India in November, 2014. The invitation came from an Indian teacher exchangee friend to come to her third son’s wedding in Kottayam, Kerala, by the famous ‘backwaters’. This teacher, Susan Thomas, stayed with our family in Stanley […]Read the whole story!
TENNIS IN STANLEY DO YOU PLAY TENNIS? A SMALL FRIENDLY GROUP GETS TOGETHER ON MONDAY EVENINGS AT THE RECREATION RESERVE COURT FROM ABOUT 5.30PM EVERY MONDAY FOR A SOCIAL HIT AND WE’D LOVE TO SEE SOME NEW PLAYERS! SO COME ALONG & SEE WHAT YOU THINK THE COURT HAS EXCELLENT FLOODLIGHTING SO WE ARE ABLE […]Read the whole story!
Thank you very much to all who supported the first Stanley Produce Swap of the year. It was very well attended, as you can see. and all of us had a delicious morning tea (many thanks to Gerri, Amber and the nameless muffins) whilst also being able to catch up with friends, neighbours and community […]Read the whole story!
VALE DR Meg Warren Dr Meg Warren will be sadly missed by the Stanley community. Apart from being the GP of many Stanley residents, Meg was also a long-time cyclist to Stanley every Sunday morning with the LFZ group. Sometimes she rode up from Beechworth to enjoy the Stanley trails during the week too. Meg […]Read the whole story!
STANLEY MATTERS SRCI Musings and forthcoming Annual General Meeting Music and the Arts in support of VCAT Challenge The Jazz night on 20 September was highly successful. It was great to see the Stanley, Beechworth and surrounding communities support a fabulous night of entertainment, while raising an amount exceeding $3000 for the VCAT challenge […]Read the whole story!
Nothing new … Just revisited We are in the process of developing a strategic plan to take us into the future. The idea is to give us a direction over the next five to ten years with broad plans covering that time frame, with more detailed activities in the shorter period. Detailed plans like this […]Read the whole story!
Recognising those who returned from war The WWI Centenary Poppy Tile Project Between 1914 and 1918 some 112,399 Victorians enlisted to fight in the First World War. Those who died from causes associated with battle are commemorated by the War Graves Commission. However, those who returned and then lived out their lives in the community, […]Read the whole story!
September proved a good month for attendances, with double figures being reached on both the second and fourth Sundays. No doubt the milder weather also played a part. We are delighted that our Minister, Rev. Caro Field, has come through her recent knee operation and is making good progress on her recovery. By the time […]Read the whole story!