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A full quilt being held up. Each panel shows a different tree in a different season. Colours are green, blue, red, black and white.
A full quilt being held up. Each panel shows a different tree in a different season. Colours are green, blue, yellow, black and white.
A landscape blackened by fire, with charred trees. Four figures wearing high-vis, bending down, repairing fences.
Two blackened trees in the background and a charred landscape behing. There is a line with seccateurs hanging off it.

Bushfire recovery

Whilst personally safe from the fires I felt the need to help those impacted. A couple of weeks at the Braidwood BlazeAid camp meant repairing fences for farmers with a lot to lose. A bushfire quilt project popped up locally and 12 months on, I’m still stitching! Every bit helps.

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