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Robustness party

Time: January 17, 2015 from 4pm to 11pm
Location: Tarragindi: address on rsvp closer to date
Event Type: private, house, social, gathering
Organized By: gabrielle austerberry
Latest Activity: Jan 13, 2015

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We would like to host a party around the theme of robustness. It is a real party with cake and food and drinks AND there will be stimuli that may be conversation starters about the concept of being robust in this life (energy, food, water, finances, place, people and health). We believe there is a good chance the combined impact of peak oil, climate change, economic re-adjustments and politicians will create uncertain times. How you can ride those changes happily and thrive has been the subject of our thinking for many years and we are gradually setting ourselves up to be robust.

This is a gathering to start the new year and in a free flow discovery chat for all who are interested. Just come along with something to share. ph 33 424 715
It will be followed by a weekend retreat in February ($ 4 pppd) in a Gorge near Aratula for those who really want to explore more and perhaps also get to the (shared or individual) doing.

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Comment by gabrielle austerberry on January 11, 2015 at 9:48

Program, loosely, because based around the open space concepts
4 pm social & arriving.
4.30-5.00 intro to process
5-6 gallery walk along topic stations & enthusiast + request to add your ideas/ comments.
6-7.30 dinner & reassess.
7.30-8.30 more gallery walk & commenting along another set of topics. 8.30 - ? where to from here? Possible projects, actions, 'How to' manuals, links, in depth weekend/ days on a topic with those interested, regular 'blitzes' at various houses etc etc: where ever, whatever people have energy for.
9- ? social and informal chats

Bring whatever you think may be useful on any of the topics.

Comment by gabrielle austerberry on January 10, 2015 at 10:07

None, just BYO drink/ food to share

Sorry for late reply: did not have Internet for 4 days

38esrb3w7k583 Comment by 38esrb3w7k583 on January 6, 2015 at 13:07

Cost?

Comment by gabrielle austerberry on January 6, 2015 at 9:28

These are the topics that will be dialogued. If you have anything interesting on any, bring it! This has also been advertised in other places and around 15 people have rsvp'd so far.

Comment by gabrielle austerberry on November 25, 2014 at 10:05

Retreat has a basic cabin with 10 beds and lots of space for bring your own tent and 2 of us have a camping set up in ute/ caravan and ........ All sorts possible and it comes with a cool creek and campfire. 

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on November 25, 2014 at 10:02

Sounds like the best excuse for a party! Is the retreat byo tent etc?

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