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05
Mar
2015

Lion's Den

As you may well have noticed, I've been asking people to keep an eye open for discarded gumboots, Drizabone coats and Akubra hats for the children taking part in our upcoming program, to wear. Recently I spoke to Elaine at the “Lion’s Den", one of our local Op Shops.  Elaine, Christine,...   more

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05
Mar
2015

Local Support

Again Josh has been out there making a difference for Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge. I mention something to Josh, like a hand basin, and the next minute you know, a basin appears, out of the blue.   It’s wonderful! Josh is a modern man and accessing Gum Tree is second nature to him....   more

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25
Feb
2015

Ken and our old red brick floor.....

2015 promises to be an exciting and productive year at Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge. The kindness and generosity of Ken, his son Tim and  co worker Brett, have certainly got the year on a good roll. From all of us at Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge we thank you ever so much. These energetic and...   more

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25
Feb
2015

Josh our latest Volunteer.....

Josh is our latest volunteer, saving the day when it comes to animal shelters. He is rejuvenating part of the old hayshed/stables, where Gill once housed her horses. It, as I have previously said, is in need of some TLC, plus more!!! As you go into the stables, on the...   more

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25
Feb
2015

Soren donates an old fashioned family desk to Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge...

Another surprise!  Soren turned up at the farm the other day bringing with him an old fashioned timber desk. Very sweet indeed! I think it comes from the 1920-30’s, has gently tapered legs and is in perfect replica watches uk condition. Fantastic for the activity room, but I think we might...   more

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25
Feb
2015

Gumboots, Akubra Hats and Waterproof Coats....

It's not always easy to continue to ask people for things. However, we want Gill’s program to succeed and there is so much to get, so, if anyone has clean, children’s gumboots they are willing to pass on to Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge we would be most thankful. Our programs are...   more

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25
Feb
2015

Spinning your way to Gillian's Rainbow Bridge.....

As I’m sure you already know it is the year of the sheep. I’m sure the sheep at Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge are excited about all the fuss that is being made about them this year. Recently a smart hair cut gave them a new lease in life, while their soft,...   more

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25
Feb
2015

Old Cups for Gillian's Rainbow Bridge....

We're currently looking for old cups to use in our upcoming or should I say 'cupcoming' children’s programs. They will be part of the afternoon activities replicas de relojes suizos and the children will make something beautiful out of them. No chips please, but colourful happy cups would be greatly appreciated. For more...   more

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09
Oct
2014

Jane Edmanson from Gardening Australia

Exciting, exciting, exciting news!! Jane Edmanson from Gardening Australia has just phoned me to say she is unfortunately unable to visit our Open Garden weekend, as she is booked a year in advance.  However, Jane will include our event on her radio program. I am thrilled! Thank-you Jane for this...   more

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09
Oct
2014

Healesville Ladies Probus Club Visit

Having the ladies of Healesville Ladies Probus Club visit the garden on Tuesday 7th of October, was a total delight. As the ladies were getting out of their cars, Melone, the family dog was there to greet them. He was so excited, with lots of pats coming his way and kind...   more

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03
Oct
2014

Wallingford Open Garden - Sat 18th and Sun 19th October

Busy, busy, busy, like bees collecting pollen for their hives, we too are working diligently to create a garden fit for your visit on the weekend of the 18th and 19th of October. Unpredictable spring showers and warm sunshine are also doing their bit with buds and new shoots soaking...   more

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11
Sep
2014

GRB-Pakenham Garden Show

I am finding this weird communication of emails extremely useful these days and as I was checking my emails I noticed Lyndi’s name popping up. That means a Garden Show might be in order, so my ears were instantly pricked, and yes one was planned for September and to my...   more

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11
Sep
2014

Little Ray - The Gentle One

It was a sad day at Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge yesterday when we had to make that most difficult decision. I had been treating Little Ray for what I thought was a foot problem, but when Brett our local vet turned him over we were surprised to see a huge tumour...   more

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11
Sep
2014

Off Road Racing Event At Moyston

On Saturday 6th September, 2014 at Moyston, Western Victoria was visited by an entourage of enthusiastic Off Road Buggy race competitors as they found their way to the Moyston race track. This annual event held by the Geelong Off Road Buggy Association (GORBA), ran safely and efficiently, being both a club day...   more

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08
Sep
2014

Thank You Jill Sheffield

It never ceases to amaze me how thoughtful and generous people are. A lovely woman, Jill Sheffield, recently contacted me wondering if Gillian’s Rainbow Bridge would have a use for a desk, office chair and some mugs. I think Jill may have been looking at Gill’s website and noticed our...   more

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