Despite challenges associated with the pandemic, restricting our ability to gather in person, we have lots to bring us together in other ways. Read it now!
The new Southern Yarn is ready online, and this month there is a bonus page (p 9) of photos for those of you lucky enough to download it!
Many of our anticipated events will be impacted by the Covid-19 restrictions, but perhaps now more than ever, we value our connections with one another, even if meeting in person is harder to achieve.
Here’s Charlie’s editorial to get your started:
One thing I enjoy about this “job” (as editor of The Yarn newsletter) is hunting for good news stories to share. So, it is encouraging to find a good number of sites devoted to offering just that. You will find some of them in the following pages.
The Southern Yarn is available for download in glorious colour, while others await their brilliant yellow paper version through good old Canada Post.
See the whole list of Yarns at the dedicated web page.
Note also that the online (PDF) version has links throughout to lead you to more content online.
G’day and Kia ora, everyone!
We hope you are all doing well and safely navigating the current reality.
For the first time we can remember, there will not be an ANZAC Day commemorative service for members and friends of the DUCW. While it’s the right decision, that doesn’t mean there won’t be an opportunity to commemorate ANZAC Day from the comfort of your own home.
There is a good possibility we will be able to provide you with links to televised replacement events. Our Social Coordinator Judy Powell believes that some commemoration will be put together, with minimal attendance, and if that happens, we will send out the info for you to participate – albeit from a safe distance. The links will be posted here and on Facebook, and emailed to all Club members.
And while Club events are cancelled for now, The Southern Yarn will continue to be distributed. Newsletter Editor Charlie Powell and his mob are working hard to get the April/May issue to your mailboxes and inboxes as soon as practical. Thank you to everyone who is making sure we stay connected as we do what we must to keep ourselves and others safe and healthy.
Although we can’t meet with you in person, we are here for you if you have any questions or thoughts or just want to start a conversation. Who knows. With so many online communication programs available, maybe we’ll have an online meeting of our own at some point. A thought, at least.
Until then, we do wish you and your families well. And while some of you are undoubtedly concerned about what the coming weeks will bring with respect to health, work, and life in general, we are thinking of all our members. If there’s anything we can do or that you need, just reach out and we will try to help.
Executive of the DUCW