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What’s happened in Victoria with swim school in Term 4?

What’s happened in Victoria with swim school in Term 4?

What is absolutely clear is that ‘all indoor pools are closed in Step 2’ Outdoor swimming pools are open for exercise only. (Metro Melbourne as of 27 Sept 2020) Indoor swim schools are still shut down because of Covid restrictions and many parents are frustrated and worried about children missing out on vital lessons that could potentially be life saving as we head into summer this year. Swim schools in Victoria have been closed for 6 months leading to not only significant income loss to swim school businesses, but more tragically to loss of life. 13 people (incl. 5 children, aged 2...

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Dad's Make the Best Pancakes

Dad's Make the Best Pancakes

We love our Dad's and the men in our lives who have supported us, sponsored us and generally made us feel great about ourselves. We have a tradition in our house of the men making pancakes!  There is nothing nicer than waking up to the smell of warm buttery pancakes being stacked high in the oven warming and the giggles coming from the children as they tippy toe on steps to peer into the pan while their Dad flips and flops those delicious golden treats. I almost don't mind the mountain of dishes that they're creating because often traditions come...

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Q&A with Fashion Equipped

Q&A with Fashion Equipped

The Fashion Equipped programme Start Your Fashion Business is one of the most valuable investments that I’ve made in my business over the past 18 months. Elizabeth Formosa, the founder and director of Fashion Equipped has over 20 years’ experience in the fashion industry and is an outstanding mentor. The SYFB course, which is an online program, made up of 10 modules, all of which are self-paced learning segments, content rich and delivered in bite size video and workbooks; guide you through the process of building your brand. This business plan framework is then backed with zoom coaching calls, study...

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Scrubbing up good!

Scrubbing up good!

Looking back over the past months there have been some slivers of light to come out of the darkness. One of those golden rays has been our essential healthcare workers. Across the world from London to New York, people have stood and cheered them on. We have watched doctors, exhausted and exasperated online trying to explain the virus and how to say safe. We have seen their anonymous faces behind masks and visors, sweaty and courageous in the face of a pandemic like none in living memory.   So with the shuttering of shops and closing of swim schools, with...

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