Building community through music

Kkarimba at Lake MacDonald amphitheatre

7 Years ago I was lucky enough to be asked whether I wanted to learn how to play a marimba with other members of the community. The marimba is a diatonic xylophone style instrument with wooden keys and piped resonators. I liked playing other percussion instruments, and because it was close by and part of a community initiative (organised by a friend of mine) I jumped at the chance.   Continue reading

Coming up on Monday: Self Reliance course

Learn how to fence a paddock to keep animals in or out…

As part of our 10 week Permaculture Life Skills Internship, but also open to external students (people not undertaking the Internship), we will be starting a 5 day Self Reliance course this coming Monday (10th September).   Continue reading

Another PDC wrapped up

Group photo with Lumia (our student Miki’s daughter), Tracey and Lucia (our kitchen crew) (and Maggie the dog)

We were sad but glad to see another batch of PDC graduates go… Sad, because we all had such a lovely time together, and glad because they were empowered and inspired, and ready to go back into the world and share Permaculture.  Continue reading

Open Garden Day on Sunday 30 September

The Vegetable Garden

We have had a number of requests for an Open Garden Day recently. We have been able to organise an Open Garden Day with Permaculture Noosa, so that people can come and have a look at the property and what we are doing here.  Continue reading