Arts community remembers Josie’s contribution: Noorat Corangamite Arts Christmas Concert Josie Black Awards – article in Warrnambool Standard Congratulations to all performers and students of Fiona Pugh & Peter Daffy.
I can jump puddles – a 2012 project, Chris Maguire: OVER 250 primary school students came together to celebrate a love of reading and Noorat’s best known author last Friday.
Year 5 and 6 students from Noorat, Terang, Camperdown, Cobden, Panmure and Simpson attended a day of workshops in Terang, which celebrated a love of books and marked the 110th birthday of I Can Jump Puddles author Alan Marshall. Two celebrated children’s authors, Hazel Edwards and Paul Harvey, took a series of workshops for the Jumping Puddles event that aimed to inspire creativity in the spirit of Marshall’s enduring work. Corangamite Arts presented the event, and the group’s president, Chris Maguire, said the enthusiasm from local school children was encouraging. Read more online… I can jump puddles