Wagga Spirit & Ed Sheerin

Note: I did not meet Ed Sheerin, though, I do hope to one day - to weave a star and sing back up vocals, of course! Ha! Beautiful art work by one of the women at the Wagga Women's Health Centre. I love listening to my jams when I’m travelling. Music is a beautiful art that can act like a soundtrack to your life. I listen to my tunes to help me to get ready for what I’m about to do. Music gets me in the zone, it energises me, calms and inspires and even gets me fired up. I love how music can bring people together too. Knowing that there are hundreds of thousands of people who sing the same words to a favourite song somewhere in my neighbourhood and around the world is pretty cool. I’ve been a

City Hall & Museum of Brisbane to shine brightly for GC2018

Yesterday was a huge day for the project and me personally. It began with an early morning birthday call to my mama in Samoa, who turned 60, and is living her dream of being home on country with her partner in life/and all round super dad. My parents embody the meaning of working hard and making things happen. They also show me that grace, forgiveness and positivity can go a long long way. As you can imagine, I'm super proud of them and they are super proud of me. I then psyched myself up for a star weaving workshop at Queensland's Parliament House on George St, Brisbane. I always try and go to workshops with an open mind, to be be prepared for all kinds of situations - big numbers, no numbe

Hello Townsville!

Last Thursday we met at Wes Barrett Park, The Village, Oonoonba, for a lovely meet and greet and star weaving workshop with Townsville star weavers, organised by a Star Weave Community leader, Rachel Cook (The Village Star Weavers and Youth Weaving Crew). I always describe these workshops as fun, because they really are. Just look at our faces! It was a warm Townsville day (should’ve packed some insect repellent being in a park) but the the setting was stunning, under some big gum trees with a clear sky and mountains in the background. Four Star Weave Communities were represented, who are currently weaving over 24,000 stars: Gwen Laffin, Empowering Mummas Virginia Hurst, The Women’s Centre R

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THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the 2018 One Million Stars installation a reality. We did it! And it was BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL!

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