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Isiiad (I saw it in a dream) is an arts and design blog. It is centred in Warrandyte and the surrounding Yarra Valley but will go where ever my creative spirit takes me… so Warrandyte to the world. Creator and blog owner is Jeannette Davison.

Moon's a Balloon

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I'm a bit distracted today.  My little choir is performing at the Arts Centre....tonight.....in front of 350 people!  Now I know I haven't told you about my choir before.  It's my favorite thing all week.  Kavisha Mazzella is our trusted leader.   But the Arts Centre?  What to wear? Where to park and what do I do about those little butterflies in my tummy?

The Mental Illness Fellowship sponsor the choir- Moon's a Balloon.  We will be singing to open and close the 13th Annual Woodcock Memorial Lecture.  This years theme is "In it Together".  Our choir is proud to have people with mental illness, carers and their friends and family amongst our ranks.  We're in it together.

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