Thursday , 17 August 2017

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Podcast – Systems for Connection with Kim Deans

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In this edition of Connections and Conversations THE Rural Woman Founder, Rebel Black, talks with Kim Deans, Land services officer Northern Tablelands. They explore questions including: Today we are talking systems for connection – how do you understand systems in life and what value do systems bring us in our desire for connection? Your passion is inspiring interconnectedness between humans ... Read More »

Podcast #3 – I Love Being A Rural Woman with Julia Telford

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Hello and welcome to episode 3 of I Love Being a Rural Woman; inspiring and uplifting conversations with down to earth and totally fantastic rural women! My name’s Rebel Black and today I’m joined by Julia Telford; the CEO of Engage and Create Consulting based in Goondiwindi Julia’s is a proud rural women whose passion is empowering businesses, community groups ... Read More »

Podcast #4 – I Love Being A Rural Woman with Fleur McDonald

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Hello and welcome to episode 4 of I Love Being a Rural Woman; inspiring and uplifting conversations with down to earth and totally fantastic rural women! My name’s Rebel Black and today I’m joined by Fleur McDonald; described as the ‘voice of the outback’ Fleur has lived and worked in rural Australia for most of her life. She enjoys writing ... Read More »

Podcast #5 – I Love Being a Rural Woman – with Philipa Rumble

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In this edition of I Love Being a Rural Woman, THE Rural Woman Founder, Rebel Black talks with, Young Rural Women’s Muster participant, Philipa Rumble from Mullewa, WA. They explore questions including:  – Tell me a bit about your life; what’s a day like for you?  – What are some of the challenges you face each day as a rural ... Read More »

Look at the Data: Family Farms Have a Problem – By Kim Harland of Insights

Australia’s family farm owners are five times more likely than the average person to still be working over the age of 65, and that could be a problem. Too many family farms are ignoring succession planning and appear unprepared to pass on their business to the next generation.   Without a stronger, more robust, and more human approach to succession ... Read More »

The Role of Women in Rural Lifestyle Development Strengthening Cultural Heritage by MİRAS

MIRAS Social Organization in Support of Studying of Cultural Heritage was established on 6th January and based in Azerbaijan. Basic purpose is to assist in study, protection and promotion of cultural heritage.  Organization implements project “The Role of Women in Rural Lifestyle Development”. On 20-26 June, 2016 MIRAS completed research stage of in Gagali, Bijo and Gashad villages of Agsu region of Azerbaijan. The ... Read More »

Giving Up The Strive For Pride

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I miss my Pa. I miss him every day in some way and I wish sometimes he was here – so I could know he was proud of me and so I could ask his advice, because I have realised, that feeling his pride and gaining his support, has been a big part of my own journey and without him ... Read More »

Avoiding The Shoulda Woulda Coulda

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Some time ago I was asked how I manage to stay on top of so many activities and not burn out, and I answered that I aim for what I call “balanced busy”. Let me explain…. We cannot add more time to our days or our weeks; fact. We can, however, be much more selective around the activities with which ... Read More »

Dancing in the rain

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I have moved…again!  There is excitement and anticipation tied up in moving.  An energy that somehow got me through, but ultimately it is exhausting.  The physical is expected.   Packing boxes, moving furniture, cleaning the oven in the house you are leaving, cleaning the oven in the house you arrive to, it makes me weary thinking about it again. The mental is to ... Read More »

Evolution through conversation

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“We evolve through conversation”, what a delicious thought. As a child and teenager I used to love having D and Ms (deep and meaningful conversations). I would seek them out at every opportunity. It often made me feel like a misfit. At parties friends would be “having fun” with light hearted flippancy but for me a good night was measured by ... Read More »

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