I have always enjoyed walking my dogs; currently Archie (a beaglier) and formally Magic (a cavalier).

Great fun!

Especially as I never know who I am going to meet.

And above all, it's always interesting chatting with and learning from my  neighbours.


A neighbour might refer to someone who lives next door,

a few houses away, within your estate, your township...

Or, it might refer to a neighbouring state or even country.

After posting blogs re neighbours on Fyansford ExplorationsFyansfordFyansford and Fyansford Facebook

I was delighted to read a response from Janine Dawn Eagle suggesting,

"We know all our neighbours for about 2 km around".  I think that's g-r-e-a-t.


For me, I think it's beaut getting to know more about my neighbours within our district of Fyansford.

And, that's what this page is all about - both 'older' and 'younger' Fyansfordites (as described by Ashton Applewhite in her book "This Chair Rocks".



To me a neighbour isn't someone who lives in my pocket, knows my every action or cares whether I'm rich, poor or whatever. It's not about religion or politics. It's more about a sense of caring, common humanity, getting-alongness and acceptance. 


Above all I think it has to do with a healthy sense of community, e.g. sharing the fun of Halloween, Christmas, ...


It's also about providing our neighbours

with information, a helping hand,

sharing community knowledge 

e.g. Fyansford Community Noticeboard

In my Personal Musings (Blog #6)

I highlighted the talents of one my amazing neighbours...

I think it's truly amazing what talented people live 'next door', just up the road, around the corner, in the next street.... One neighbour is a micro-biologist, one a gold prospector, one a keen off-roader...


One Fyansfordite  I've come to know is just the most talented "creative" I've ever met. Totally unassuming - but oh so talented.


To me a creative photographer is one who does more than just take photos. It is what he or she does with them (in the editing process) that is so amazing. I see Michelle as a creative artist in the field of photography. And, yes, I have thrown out the challenge to Michelle to weave her spells over some of our Fyansford features. Here's hoping.... 


Like to see what I mean. See Forever exploring

I would love to meet other Fyansfordites with special talents that make them exceptional in some way (I'm sure that is almost everyone in Fyansford). If you know someone who can be celebrated on this page please let me know.


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