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New Zealand tour with Chillingham Voices

Very successful tour. Pics and notes coming soon.

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Taking off 2 – Chillingham Voices

We’ve survived enjoyed our ‘dress rehearsal’ – now its time to pack. Chillingham Voices are off to tour New Zealand October 3-13.

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Tyalgum Music Festival

Tyalgum music festival was a big success. The music was superb – loved ushering. Creating new songs about our area with Cathy Milliken was very special – a unique happening. Chillingham Voices and Murwillumbah Philharmonia choirs performed them well. I’ve

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Grandma by Myles

Grandma by Myles Cover (Joyce Hammond’s grandson & Nettie Cubbin’s great-great-grandson) Presented as part of the launch of ‘Cradled by Man’ at Nettie’s birthday party King Island July 16th 2016 We would like to give thanks to a wonderful woman

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150 year Netherby Celebrations: Shipwreck and birth of Nettie (my great-grandmother) on King Island beach

Netherby celebrations – King Island July 2016 150 years after the Netherby met its fate We returned to King Island to celebrate The survival of all passengers and crew Plus the birth of one more – brand new On Thursday

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Quaint & Curious

Premier showing of the ‘black lace dress’ and dinner suit. Complete with full slit makes me feel like an opera singer.  

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Myles and Jane Wedding

Myles and Jane’s wedding was like no other Complete with, in Seattle, the other brother Bob, the kelpie, bedecked with bow-tie Between man and wife did lie Jane looked so beautiful in her dress of red lace Lovely flowers, thanks

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Myles and Jane

Myles has displayed his usual creative style – reversing roles and proposing to his girlfriend Jane on ‘Bachelor’s day’, February 29th, traditionally the one day of the year when a woman could propose marriage to a man (on one knee!)

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Chillingham Choir Christmas Party

The Chillingham Voices Choir holds its Christmas party each year in early January – most sensible! This year it was on Friday Jan 8th. A great night – wonderful performances by many choir members and a delicious dinner at interval.

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My best friend at school

Sadly Marg took her last breath in November 2015. She fought fiercely to the end against cancer that spread through her body. She didn’t want a funeral. Instead I received this lovely invitation from John, her husband. DEAR FAMILY &

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