To all friends and residents of Scotland Island and the Bays
In response to many requests to come and see the Byzantine Crucifix
commission that Dimitri has been working on all year, we have decided
to have an open studio to
allow people the opportunity to see it before it leaves the Island.
We will have an open house/ studio next Sunday the 12th
January from 1pm til 5pm.
Please feel welcome to bring a drink and stay for a while.
Rosemary and Dimitri Lihachov
Snakes around our
number of snakes spotted recently
A number of snakes have been seen around the island recently, including
possibly a brown snake or common death added, golden crowned snake and
you see a snake close to your house:
- Do not approach the snake - Most
snakebites occur when people try to catch and kill them
- Keep pets away from the area -
Dogs and cats may be curious or aggressive towards snakes
- Watch it from a safe vantage point
- Ideally watch it from an elevated platform
- DO NOT wash
bite site or attempt to suck or cut! This will complicate the situation
and will not let the venom I.D kits give accurate reading.
- Rest and reassure casualty.
- Bandage firmly! To stop/slow lymphatic spread of
Cover bite site then work
from fingers/toes and cover the whole limb firmly, being careful not to
go to tight as to cut off the blood flow to the limb, as tight as you
would a sprained ankle is ideal!!
Mark on top of bandage where the bite is so that the doctor knows where
to open to get swab for venom I.D kit.
- Call 000 or 112 on mobiles.
- Under NO circumstances attempt to remove the bandage
until in medical staffs hands
With thanks to the following website for their information
KIDS AT MONA VALE LIBRARY
School aged children across Pittwater are invited to visit Mona Vale
Library during the holidays and take part in one of the free craft
sessions on offer.
Children aged between 5 and 12 can drop into one of six sessions at the
library during the January summer holidays, where they can make
anything from paper dolls to treasure chests.
Sessions will start at 10am until 1pm on Wednesday 15 January, Thursday
16 January, Wednesday 22 January and again on Thursday 23 January.
Mona Vale Library’s event coordinator Rebeccah Vick said the sessions
were designed to stimulate children’s interest in crafts.
“The drop-in sessions allow children and their parents or grandparents
to have fun without having to do all the preparation and the tidy up
The sessions run for two hours however, children can drop in at any
time between 10am and 1pm when they are running. Parents are required
to stay with younger children.
Bookings are not required. Further information about the sessions can
be obtained by calling the library on 9970 1600.
Media contact: Rebeccah Vick Mona Vale Library Ph: 9970 1622
Blue Dragon Thanks
leather modular couch.
Nick Scali brand and in great shape.
Free for pick up.
We may be able to help deliver with our buggy.
Call Judy on 0400 454 395 ( Robertson Road)
2 Single Beds
I have 2 single beds (mattresses and timber frames) going free.
Please call me if interested.
Delivery can be arranged for a fee.
Nikki 0425 227792
We live on Scotland Island and are looking for a Queen-Sized bed base
If you have one you would like to get rid of / sell, preferable on the
island, please contact me on 0450 076 066.
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