Congratulations Kieran, well deserved! In the 27 years I have …

Comment on Writer acknowledged for ‘significant contribution’ to local creative culture by Daryl Gray.

Congratulations Kieran, well deserved! In the 27 years I have known you, your passion for people and art, literature and community, and the love of observing the human condition up close and personal has been inspiring.
A fighter and a lover, and a weaver of stories, a stalwart friend in and through the lives of all who know you.
I am pleased to see your efforts celebrated and the awarding of this wonderful gong to boot! Good onya, long may you prosper.

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Wow, what a treasure trove!
Wonderful words and images showing the great mastery of life and art by Rod Moss.
Congratulations, and thank you Rod, we are all richer for the experience.


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I can remember working for the Electoral Commission at various elections, and always enjoyed the process of setting up, checking names against the rolls, and issuing ballot papers to voters from early in the morning to early evening and close of polling stations.
Then the excitement of sorting and counting ballot papers, and watching scrutineers try to work out trends early in the count, and sometimes challenge whether or not a voter’s intention was clear or another, and thus to be counted or put aside as informal (invalid).
Reading this article, I can remember the excitement surrounding both the supporters and the candidate Warren Snowdon when he was elected to the Parliament for the first time in 1987.
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What a great photo of you Peter, Mike has done you proud!
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Maybe one day then? I hope so.


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