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Day 46: Herbie’s diary

The quest to spread Herbie’s magic of growing food means meeting people across many vocations: gardening, writing, education, food and journalism. And today, I met with Stonnington Library. I delivered copies of Herbie’s books to librarian, Ms P, this morning, and was ecstatic to learn she had already become acquainted with Herbie via his website. …

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Day 45: Sharing Herbie’s magic with children at Stories Up High

The great American comic, W.C. Fields, once said, “Never work with children or animals.” However, if he had been at the Stories Up High children’s writers festival this weekend at Cloudehill in Olinda, he may have thought otherwise. Reading chapter one of Herbert Peabody and His Extraordinary Vegetable Patch, followed by painting pots and planting …

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Day 17: World-class meeting

It is amazing to meet people who make a difference, and today I met two such people.¬†Professor David Crawford and Cathy Cooper are part of a world-class team looking into the effect of physical activity and nutrition across different life stages. The Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) is dedicated to improving health …

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Day 12: Books by the box load!

A very exciting delivery to a special cafe today! Marmalades, in Yea, is where Herbie’s book readings debuted last year, and the team in this wonderful establishment are great supporters of Herbie.. Being a self published author is similar to being a small business owner. If something needs doing, it’s up to me! Writing a …

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