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20 Secrets Genuinely Happy People Never Told You

Melville, 16 October 2016 Gail Richards I have a lovely indigenous tree (the name not remembered) outside my bathroom window that produces pretty red flowers in spring – quite tiny – but such a great attractant to a variety of birdlife.  Some visitors are Cape White Eyes, Bul-buls, Sun birds, Yellow Canaries, and lately, mouse […]

Copper Penny Carrot Salad

(Keeps in the fridge for 2 weeks) 1 kg carrots peeled and cut in thin rings 2 middle sized green peppers, deseeded and cut in thin strips 2 onions cut in rings 1 packet (82g) tomato soup 250 ml water 200 ml white vinegar 125 ml salad oil 200 (250 ml) sugar 10 ml Worcestershire […]

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

If today was your last day on earth, what would be your biggest regret? Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies in a blog called Inspiration and Chai, which gathered so much […]

The Gospel of Doubt

I came across Casey Gerald, a young African American man, through a video of his speech delivered to an august audience in academics and like-minded people in February 2016. He spoke a lot of his “Gospel of Doubt” which had arisen from various episodes in his life, bringing him to realize that he had done […]


COMMITTEE MEMBERS CHAIRPERSON:  Sandy Morris SECRETARY: Helen Dodge TREASURER: James Sharkey GENERAL MEMBER: Tina Thomas, Colin Mackrory, Mark Lehmann Greetings dear Members As can be seen above, there are a few changes to the committee. We welcome the newly elected members and know that the continuation and strengthening of our beautiful Sanctuary can only flourish […]