Faibs in the field again

With Anna Woods FAIBS secretary Two chilly mornings in the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary (AIBS) area made an invigorating start for Friends of AIBS (FAIBS) volunteers helping out at recent June planting days near Middle Beach and Thompson Beach. After weeks of COVID-19 isolation, volunteers enjoyed being out in the field again and contributing to habitat […]

Check your smoke alarms and be safe

Two Wells CFS news with Sharon Boobyer Wow, this year surely is one for the records. Fires, pandemic, home schooling and social isolation; I have had no concept of days let alone dates nor months. Despite my failings, our crews have maintained 100 per cent operational requirements, following SACFS COVID-19 Operational Best Practice Guidelines. Considering […]

The Lido – by Libby Page

Ratty reads With Rachel Lange What a beautiful, pure story this was. Twenty-six-year-old Brixton journalist Kate is struggling with loneliness and direction. Eight-eight-year-old Rosemary is struggling at the thought of the outdoor pool (Lido) that she and her husband built their lives around, closing. Kate is assigned the coverage of the Lido’s closure for her local […]

Record start to the year for Two Wells CFS

Two Wells CFS News With Sharon Boobyer Wow, this year surely is one for the records. Fires, pandemic, home schooling and social isolation; I have had no concept of days let alone dates nor months. Despite my failings, our crews have maintained 100% operational requirements following SACFS COVID-19 Operational Best Practice Guidelines. Considering May 18-24 was […]

Book Review – Scrublands

This month’s book received mixed reviews from book club members. Whilst all agreed the story was a page turner, the group was divided as to the overall quality of the end product, a few readers finding some plot points a tad ridiculous. This aside, Chris Hammer is forging himself as a significant author in the […]