May 19 - 25, 2013: Issue 111
Articles This Week:
Easy Transport Manly Warringah Pittwater Launch - this vital community service has a new premises, new website which provides ONLINE bookings and a new name
Songs For Soibada III - wonderful evening for a wonderful place
Reflections by George Repin: AZZALIN ORLANDO ROMANO AND ROMANO’S RESTAURANT
Spotted Gums of Pittwater Inspirations - for Children
Artist of the Month for May 2013: Chuck Bradley- Scotland Island photographer with an exhibition at Manly Art Gallery
Profile: May 2013 - May 2013 - Northern Beaches Club: WINGALA LAPIDARY CLUB by Ian Lee - finding ancient stones and wood and creating beautiful Australian jewellry
Barton Lynch Shane Withington Commodore Sloper Herminie Swainston Teresa Cutter Joanne Brigden-Jones Tamara Sloper Harding Katie Spithill Chris Salisbury Doug Crane Henry MacPhillamy Aim for the Stars Foundation Broken Bay Marine Rescue Pittwater Environmental Foundation Rotary Club of Pittwater Sophie Haythornthwaite Joan Fisher Mark Ferguson Veteran Carolyn McKay Christine Hopton Ian White Jack Elsegood Robert Grace Colin Casey Bob Waterer The Surfers Group The Palm Beach Yacht Club Pittwater Natural Heritage Association Pittwater Friends of Soibada Pam Bayfield Denise Casey Lynda Hill Belinda Grundy Paul Christie Neil Evers Andrew Holder Ian Curlewis Lange Theory Phil Colman-Peter Mitchell and Exploring tidal waters on Australia’s temperate coast Geoff Clarke Palm Beach Sailing Club The Bopulaters Pittwater Camera Club Dragonfly Environmental Pittwater Community Hub Pittwater Community Arts Hayley Turner Samantha Shaw Danielle DuBois Mumpreneurs Neil Johnston Simon Hyland Paul Wheeler Ian McGiffen Brian Friend Pittwater Council Zonta Club of Northern Beaches Sydney Northern Beaches Symphonic Wind Ensemble Bei Loon Dragon Boat Club Margaret Molloy OAM Patricia Giles OAM Doreen Cherry Cindy Goode Milman Stephen Marr Bob Hamilton Simon Abbott Peter Rumble Graham Spong Sailability Pittwater Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary Avalon Active Seniors Group Northern Beaches Orchestra Sonja Elwood June Lahm Valerie Vickers Karen Draddy Betty King David Hanley Les Ball Paul Webb Malo Legardinier E G Constructions Integrity Candles Monatones The Narrabeen Lakes Ladies Probus Club Inc. Nina Curtis Robyn McWilliam Gretel Pinniger Ted Blackall Edwin Barnard Doug Elliott Anthony Patrick Chandler Walter 'Wal' Wardle Avalon Beach RSL Fishing Club Avalon Voices Surfing Mums Inc. Northern Beaches Social Riders Stephanie Brown Judith Bennett Gemma Rasdall Gwynneth Ross Peter Verrills Tom Gilbert Tony Carr Gwenyth Sneesby Bobbie Squire Philip Bond Save Mona Vale Hospital Committee Southern Cross Wildlife Care Wingala Lapidary Club
History: May 2013 - The NAVY in Pittwater: this year's Avalon Tattoo, is on June 15th, 2013. Each year it is the turn of one of our Services to present the Challenge and this year it's our RAN Cadets; To Prelude this we will look at some of the long and varying links with the Navy - Pittwater'sTorpedo Wharf and Range
Previous History Pages:
Marie Byles Lucy Gullett Kookoomgiligai Frank Hurley Archpriest JJ Therry Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor Bowen Bungaree W. Bradley 1788 Journal Midholme Loggan Rock Cabin La Corniche La Corniche II Lion Island Bungan Beach Botham Beach Scarred Trees Castles in the Sand Dame Nellie Melba lunches at Bilgola Spring, 1914 First to Fly in Australia at North Narrabeen Mona Vale Golf Club's Annual Balls Governor Phillip camps on Resolute Beach Ruth Bedford Jean Curlewis Mollie Horseman Charlotte Boutin May Moore Neville W Cayley Leon Houreux Frederick Wymark Sir Adrian Curlewis Bilgola Heron Cove Mullet Creek Shark Point Woodley's Cottage A Tent at The Basin Collin's Retreat-Bay View House-Scott's Hotel Bilgola Cottage and House The First Pittwater Regatta Women Cricketers Picnic Filmed In Pittwater Governor Phillip's Barrenjoey Cairn Waradiel Season The Church at Church Point Governor Phillip’s Exploration of Broken Bay, 2 – 9 March 1788 Petroglyths: Aboriginal Rock Art on the Northern Beaches Avalon Headland Landmarks Steamers Part I Pittwater Aquatic Club Part I Woody Point Yacht Club Royal Motor Yacht Club Part I Dorothea Mackellar Elaine Haxton Neva Carr Glynn Margaret Mulvey Jean Mary Daly Walter Oswald Watt Wilfrid Kingsford Smith John William Cherry George Scotty Allan McCarrs Creek Narrabeen Creek Careel Creek Currawong Beach Creek Bushrangers at Pittwater Smuggling at Broken Bay An Illicit Still at McCarr's Creek The Murder of David Foley Mona Vale Outrages Avalon Camping Ground Bayview Koala Sanctuary Ingleside Powder Works Palm Beach Golf Course Avalon Sailing Club Mona Vale Surf Life Saving Club Palm Beach SLSC Part I - The Sheds Warriewood SLSC Whale Beach SLSC Flagstaff Hill Mount Loftus Pill Hill Sheep Station Hill SS Florrie SS Phoenix and General Gordon Paddlewheeler MV Reliance The Elvina Florida House Careel House Ocean House and Billabong Melrose-The Green Frog The Small Yacht Cruising Club of Pittwater Canoe and I Go With The Mosquito Fleet - 1896 Pittwater Regattas Part I - Dates and Flagships to 1950 Shark Incidents In Pittwater The Kalori Church Point Wharf Bayview Wharf Newport Wharf Palm Beach Jetty - Gow's Wharf Max Watt Sir Francis Anderson Mark Foy John Roche Albert Verrills Broken Bay Customs Station At Barrenjoey Broken Bay Water Police Broken Bay Marine Rescue - Volunteer Coastal Patrol Pittwater Fire-Boats Prospector Powder Hulk at Towler's Bay Naval Visits to Pittwater 1788-1952 Pittwater's Torpedo Wharf and Range
Park Bench Philosopher: Christmas Day at Sea - A POEM BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON; Scottish born author and wordsmith, from a family of lighthouse engineers, who moved to Samoa
News From Our Inbox Malaria Parasites 'Talk' to Each Other - New discovery by Australian Scientists, From Ocean to Land: The Fishy Origins of Our Hips, Australian BREAST moves overseas, White Fronted Chat filmed at Pittwater; Tasmania, Data mining takes opal mining into the 21st century, Longest truck in the world, New Method of Finding Planets Scores Its First Discovery, Copycat, Power of Prayer: Studies Find Prayer Can Lead to Cooperation, Forgiveness in Relationships, Brain Frontal Lobes Not Sole Center of Human Intelligence, Fossil Saved from Mule Track Revolutionizes Understanding of Ancient Dolphin-Like Marine Reptile, Oldest Fossil Hominin Ear Bones Ever Recovered, Picture of the sun taken at same time over a year, Oh goodness... it's not a cushion!, Isolated Shower, Health papers published this week: World First Clinical Trial Supports Use of Kava to Treat Anxiety; Agent Orange Exposure Linked to Life-Threatening Prostate Cancer; Bird Flu in Live Poultry Markets Are the Source of Viruses Causing Human Infections; Water Governs Cell Movement; Flu in Pregnancy May Quadruple Child's Risk for Bipolar Disorder; Out of Sync: Body Clocks Altered at Cell Level in Depression; Tumor-Activated Protein Promotes Cancer Spread; Leap in Leukemia Treatment; North Carolina Coal Plant Emissions Might Play Role in State Suicide Numbers; Global Warming Trends Contribute to Spread of West Nile Virus to New Regions in Europe
Events: Northern Beaches MUsic Festival, Artists Trail 2013, U3A Events, NT Forum, PB Market, Baby Animals and Tin Sparrow at Mona Vale, Vivid Festival 2013, Aboriginal Forum at Narrabeen, Avalon RSL- Karoke World Championships, Sydney Film Festival, Psychic at Pittwater RSL, Paddling-Walking, ANMM Exhibitions and Kids Events, RMYC Events, Pittwater Camera Club, FoNLC Activities and much much more.
Food: Pumpkin: What would Autumn be like without enjoying these golden vegetables; some recipes (not soup!), history, facts and health benefits
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Community News:Vital Community Meetings You Can Attend – Proposed Amalgamation of Councils and the White Paper, New $12 million Rehabilitation Unit For Mona Vale Hospital, Pittwater Artists Trail on TODAY, Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary - Volunteers Needed, National Sorry Day 2013, Car Park Sale in support of SLSC Nippers, 2013 Australian Surf LIfe Saving Championships Teaser, National Cyber Security Awareness Week 20 to 24 May 2013, Irrawong Planting Day- Sunday May 19th; 1pm - 3pm, The Zonta Club of Northern Beaches needs your help to pack 3000 birthing kits, St Ives Show, BowelCare 2013, Future of boating on Sydney Harbour open for public comment, SCWC May 2013 Critters of the Month - Theodore and Blossom - Orphaned babies, Sydney Writers Festival, Funding Opportunity For Local Fishing Groups, Sly Dogs Unplugged at Church Point Cafe, CUPPA FOR CANCER AT MONA VALE LIBRARY, CAREEL CREEK FLOOD STUDY ON EXHIBITION, COMMEMORATE SORRY DAY AT NORTH NARRABEEN, Bushcare Notices - May 2013, Our Councils Notices, Fed. Govt. Media Releases this week and more
Environment; CAREEL CREEK FLOOD STUDY ON EXHIBITION, Pittwater Environment Stories this week: Spotted Gums of Pittwater Inspirations - for Children, Carbon dioxide levels hit record high, Irrawong Planting Day Sunday May 19th, PNHA June 2013 - Birdwatching & monitoring, Warriewood Wetlands: Winter Birds, 'Fish Thermometer' Reveals Long-Standing, Global Impact of Climate Change, Conservation award for wetland engineers, Insecticides Lead to Starvation of Aquatic Organisms, Cooling Ocean Temperature Could Buy More Time for Coral Reefs, World's Most Extraordinary Species Mapped for the First Time, Western Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami Hazard Potential Greater Than Previously Thought, Seabird Bones Reveal Changes in Open-Ocean Food Chain, COOEE May 2013, FishMap, New App for Gardeners, local Environment groups, and organisations.
Lynda Hill: Update 8.5.13: Managing The Pace And Grounding The Vision: May's Solar Eclipse in Taurus
Pictures: Songs for Soibada III - 2013 ; the glitz, the glamour, the singers and those they sang to !!!
Children: For you this week: Spotted Gums of Pittwater, Walk Safely to School Day 2013, PITTWATER SHORT STORY COMPETITION, BackMeUp poll, Piggy and Puggy, Hickory Dickory Dock from Super Simple Songs, Pilobolus Amazing Shadow Dance, Children's rhymes, children's games, children's songs, children's stories : a book for bairns and big folk, The Sorcerer's Apprentice [HD] (VHS Version), Triple Zero Kids' Challenge, OUT LOUD - singing for kids!, Festival of Small Hands 2013, Whale Cloud, LET'S READ NATIONAL EARLY LITERACY CAMPAIGN, Picture Books Online, Mona Vale Library - Young Runarounds!, Children's Storytime at Mona Vale Library
Youth: Enter Connect With Science, Back- Me-Up poll and survey, Year 13: have questions?Get answers, LANDFILL HARMONIC: Inspiring dreams one note at a time!, National Cyber Security Awareness Week, 20 to 24 May 2013, INAUGURAL NATIONAL YOUTH AWARDS!, Cures, Feedback Conference on Music for you!, Space Oddity 2013 style, Tools of the trade - 3D Printer, another movie inspired by real events - Our Hospitality (1923), Triple your Jays hottest 100 over 20 years, PITTWATER SHORT STORY COMPETITION, Workshop for parents and supervisors of learner drivers, Andrew Tink speaking about "Air Disaster Canberra. The Plane crash that destroyed a government" - FREE for Students Exercises, YoYos unplugged, ECO. Clean Beach Initiative, Luminosity youth conference, Sydney Writers Festival 2013 – May 20-26 Youth Events, Girls-Boys, National History Competition, Surfing Goat, On A Great Hollow Tree by William Strode - some Old English for you, The ECO. Clean Beach Initiative is looking for Australia’s most passionate ECO. Warrior to be the face of its movement! Interested? New Facebook Page for young bands on the Northern Beaches, The Line, National History Competition, Mona Vale Library - Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
Seniors; Seniors Escape Budget Cuts, Eternal youth for seniors!, Goose Parade, 'Living in the Dark’ Transcript; understand the legally binding nature of advance health care directives, 2013 COTA NSW Survey, Men-Women, May 2013 - States of Culture Week Three: Adelaide - John Giles, SS Moonta and GM Holden Parade 1920-1960, Remember the day you brought me home ?..., U3A Universe Presentation, Health Papers Published this week: New Drug Reverses Memory Deficits and Slows Alzheimer's in Mice; Reversing Paralysis With a Restorative Gel; Fish Oil Doesn't Seem to Help Age-Related Macular Degeneration; 'Good Vibrations:' Brain Ultrasound Improves Mood, 2013 COTA NSW Survey, Term 2 2013 - Computer Classes for Seniors at Newport, How to make symbols using your keyboard, National Seniors Literary Prize 2013, local Support and Education Activities.
Community Clubs: Updates on Activities and links to sites.
Artist of the Month: May 2013 Chuck Bradley- Scotland Island photographer with an exhibition at Manly Art Gallery
Reflections: by George Repin. This week; AZZALIN ORLANDO ROMANO AND ROMANO’S RESTAURANT
DIY Hints: Growing Your Own Winter Vegetables by Paul Johnson
Collector's Corner: Collecting Ladies - Ferdinand Von Mueller and Women Botanical Artists by Penny Olsen AM - extensive and well researched insight, illuminated by beautiful illustrations and examples of their works, this is for students of Botany and art lovers. Interview with Penny Olsen
Books: The Little Fairy Sister, A Boy Like Me, Lani's Story, The Lucky Culture, Secret Life of James Cook, David Rivett - Fighter for Australian Science (FREE), Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes, Flora of the Otway Plain and Ranges 2 - Daisies, Heaths, Peas, Saltbushes, Sundews, Wattles and Other Shrubby and Herbaceous Dicotyledons
Old Books: - May 2013
Handbook to The birds of Australia (1865) by John Gould and Australia unlimited (1918?) by Edwin James Brady READ THESE WORKS ON THE SITE- ONLINE