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Nursing and Medical Museum

 How about a bus trip to the Nursing and Medical Museum in Little Bay, Sydney? It occupies a ward that was once part of the Prince Henry Hospital at Little Bay. It has a rich history – built in the 1800’s at some away from the city, to treat patients with infectious diseases including smallpox, tuberculosis, bubonic plague … Continue reading

Wimbledon

Wimbledon’s this week! We’re having a special afternoon tea – we’ll have strawberries and cream and (non-alcoholic) champagne out of champagne flutes. We’ll decorate the room with pictures of famous Aussie tennis players and prompt discussion from there.  We’re also playing the  2007 film Wimbledon later that afternoon. 

Ten things you may not know about HRH

1. The Queen was born at 17 Bruton St, London W1 on the 21st April, 1926. 2. In an average year, The Queen will host more than 50,000 people at banquets, lunches, dinners, receptions and Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace. 3. The Queen learnt to drive in 1945. 4. With the birth of Prince Andrew … Continue reading

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Great opportunity for a theme week. We’ll be making bunting, writing to the Queen (click graphic above for info) holding a high tea (with twinings tea and cucumber sandwiches), holding a garden party (with cream tea), having a British Quiz afternoon, reminiscing about the royal family, playing croquet, eating a roast dinner with yorkshire puddings and … Continue reading

Leap Year

Leap year babies around the world are rejoicing on this day, the day where they are able to celebrate a birthday. Famous leap year babies include 1468 – Pope Paul III 1692 – John Byrom, English poet 1736 – Ann Lee, American founder of Shakers 1792 – Gioachino Rossini, Italian composer 1812 – Sir James … Continue reading

Truffles

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, why don’t you make some truffles to serve with coffee tomorrow? They are delicious and very easy. You could prepare by doing steps 1-3 yourself first, and then have clients roll and decorate balls themselves. Don’t forget to check out your facility’s food handling prodecures first. Gloves, gloves, gloves!! Oh … Continue reading