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Beautiful trees in a top city Glorious jacaranda trees flower in my street, and throughout Adelaide in November. Their beauty is not only in the trees but in the purple carpet they make as the flowers fall. Don't sweep them up too soon. At this time of year I like to park my car under a jacaranda tree so when I hop into it I'm greeted by mauve flowers sprinked on the bonnet and windscreen, then as I drive off the trumpet flowers blow away. Makes my day! Jacaranda beauty reminds me why Adelaide is ranked the fifth best city in the world to live in, according to the Economist Liveability Index for 2016. Go to page 20 to see why. MLL is a great traveller and this month we have photos of it in Rome, Vienna and St Petersburg.

Readers tell me they love to see MLL around the world and some say they turn to this page first each month. I reckon this helps make MLL the schmickest little community magazine in SA. Tell us what you think, we thrive on feedback. And keep sending your pics and comments. Our Christmas issue is underway and we are preparing a Christmas Shopping Guide to encourage our readers to shop locally. If you'd like to be in this festive issue let me know asap, or if you would like to send a Christmas greeting to your customers the magazine is a perfect way to do it so that your message reaches into every corner of Mawson Lakes. Bookings close at the beginning of this month so it's time to start mobilising for Christmas.

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Comfortable connections Mawson Lakes Living is such a comfortable little magazine that I'm taking copies home to the Head Office to show them an example of an excellent community magazine. - Dianne Dalziel, Sales and Marketing, Lendlease, Melbourne Plebiscite - No vote I’m in favour of a plebiscite so the plebs can have their say. My view is that we should be able to love who we like… but marriage is a legal contract. It's not about love. It is designed to manage resources within a family and assign responsibility for children between a man (husband) and a woman (wife). In the legal system love doesn’t come into it. Equally, divorce is about dividing resources and kids. Love doesn’t come into it. I am not in favour of introducing complexity and confusion into the legal process of marraige to legitimise same-sex love. Find another way to show commitment. Ed Holmes Plebiscite - Yes vote More marriages = more divorces = more work for lawyers. Bring it on. - Gavin, law student Going backwards C’mon Linda, cut the crap by persistently telling us how wonderful it is to live in Mawson Lakes. Since Salisbury Council took over the running of Mawson Lakes (from Delphin/Lendlease) the suburb has been going backwards. Real estate figures show that $36,000 has dropped off the price tag at Mawson Lakes in the last year. Data indicates the median sale price of units fell from $323,500 in 2015 to $287,500 in 2016. The median asking price for rent has dropped from $330 to $325 this year. Supply outweighs demand, open space between buildings is diminishing and Council agreements with pack’em'in developers has brought us to this point. According to police reports, criminal activity in ML is up. Retail businesses struggle to survive as can be seen by the large number of empty shop fronts and office vacancies. Instead of going ahead as a quality suburb in the North - a good place to invest - Mawson Lakes is going backwards. - D Margretula 4

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Shopping confusion Shopping in Mawson Lakes is confused and uninviting. Shops are diverse and scattered throughout the suburb with no map or registry anywhere as to the locations. Parking is inadequate and now we are alerted to the fact that ALDI is to take up at least 40 % of the available parking out the front of TARGET. Where will shoppers and people wanting a coffee be able to park? Do we really need an ALDI here in Mawson Lakes? My view is NO. There is one 4-5 kms down the road at Parafield Gardens. That’s close enough. - Phill (The Cascades) Heritage destruction "The Levels" historic homestead will soon pass from public land into private hands. I fear for its fate under the proposed heritage reform whereby local councils will be excluded from the local heritage process. No longer will councils and communities have a say. How sad that this iconic building in the North built in 1874 when Mawson Lakes was pastoral country will be lost from the community forever. Under the new heritage law we will see the State Government swing a wrecking ball through local heritage structures to make money from developers. Once gone we will never get it back. Take a look for yourself at 67 Douglas Drive The Cove, in Technology Park - Keith Kelton Ho,ho, ho, it's off to WALK we go Last month MLL took several photos of the Mawson Lakes Walkers and published one with a story on page 24. We submitted these photos to the 2017 Calendar Competition run by the National Heart Foundation. Out of 87 entries from across Australia we won a place! - Christine Hillier Bad signage I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw this ill-informed poster advising people to feed native birds grapes, nuts and seeds. This is dangerous food for birds and can kill them. - Glenn Baden

Sign outside a church "Do unto others as if you were the other." Target troubles I was interested to read Cheryl Verni’s experience at Target (MLL/Aug) where every item she wanted to buy in the Mawson Lakes store was out of stock. Target is struggling financially with a sharp fall in earnings. Parent company Wesfarmers (owners of Coles, Bunnings, Officeworks, Kmart and Target) reported an 83.3 per cent drop in profits last financial year. As a result the company has stated it is planning to reduce its product range by up to 15 per cent over the next 3 years to strip costs out of its supply line. It’s a vicious circle - no profit - no products - no products - no sales - no sales - no profit. - Ahmed Jallie

Guide for homemakers We have just moved into Mawson Lakes from interstate and have a new home to furnish. Your homemaker liftout (MLL/October) was just what we needed. - Shirl Anderson, Cascades Roadside memorials Councils are considering the positioning of roadside tributes. I support a ban on these distractions on the road. Grief is a personal thing but there is no need to continually share it on lamp posts with the rest of the community. Cemeteries are for tributes and memorials, not the roadside. - Ryan Vegt

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"I love the smell of the frangipani. It brings back wonderful memories of my wedding day where frangipanis were on the cake and in my bouquet." - Maria Cowie

"The jacaranda is my favourite tree. I used to live in Johannesburg where the streets were lined with jacarandas. I always adore the colour." - Carol Carroll

"We have a fouryear-old lemon tree in our backyard and everybody is very excited that it’s just started to produce fruit." - William Lastra

"There was a peppercorn tree in my yard when I was young. I liked the peppery smell and the berries provided ammunition when we were playing!" - Shirley Rosenthal

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New Business - Urban Creative Landscapes When Brett Horwood hops on his bicycle and rides around Mawson Lakes his eye is drawn to beautiful gardens and the green spaces between units and apartment blocks. He has a professional appreciation for the way that the wandering waterways, winding tracks and pockets of well-cared for gardens link and soften the built environment. That’s because Brett is a landscape designer. He has been in the landscaping business for 23 years and has worked in parklands and vineyards, on ovals and soccer pitches, and he is particularly interested in home garden design and streetscaping. Growing up in a big family in Port Pirie, Brett was always playing outdoors, fishing and crabbing and planting things in the backyard, so it’s understandable that he loves nature and the outdoors. He’s been a city boy for a long time and just recently moved his office and residence to Mawson Lakes. "I only have a small yard but it’s enough to grow my own herbs and vegetables which I use in cooking," he said. Brett believes that many people give up on gardening because they only have a small space, but he argues that with the right plants and the addition of hedges and rendered walls, correct irrigation and a water feature, a small space can be turned into a paradise. "I like to create tranquil spaces where people can sit and relax. If a house is small, an attractive yard

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can extend the liveable space. In a garden we can do so much with so little." "Nice landscaping creates a sense of peace and a feeling of security. When things are ordered and appealing people tend to care more about their surroundings. Now that I’m part of the Mawson Lakes community I want to help make Mawson Lakes even more beautiful." Ed

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Home Loan Help with Anthony Vancura THRIFTY SPRING SAVINGS Look forward to a relaxed summer holiday and lavish Christmas with a little springtime saving. Swap movie nights for starlight picnics Save on expensive movie tickets and popcorn and enjoy the great outdoors. With longer days and milder weather, pack a picnic dinner, grab your friends and family and enjoy dusk in the park. BYO snags, frisbee and drinks! Negotiate essential services New season, new negotiation! Contact essential service providers such as phone, gas, water and electricity to get a better deal on your bill. Utility businesses hate to lose customers - and if you’re a long-term client, you’re in a great position to negotiate a new rate. Green the garden, keep the greenbacks Keep your garden green without an expensive water bill: pop a rustic rainwater barrel near your downpipe and enjoy lush plants all summer long.

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Mirror by mirror a business grows Glamorous mirrors tell the story of Longko Salon, an expanding business in Mawson Lakes. Business owner Marcela Lastra said she started her home hairdressing business in a converted garage in Mawson Lakes eight years ago when baby No 1 was on the way. "I’d worked in high-end salons in the city but I wanted to be with my baby so I started with just a few clients. I had one mirror, one chair and one basin. Over 4 years my little salon grew into 2 mirrors, 2 chairs, 2 basins and an assistant. "Things got very busy at my house with clients coming and going, and the family (2 children by now) wanted to reclaim their space and be able to play around in their pyjamas and make a lot of noise, so I took the big step of moving into a shop in Mawson Lakes. Immediately this attracted new clientele and walk-by-traffic and the salon went from 2 mirrors to 4, and before long we had 6." Then in September Marcela took an even bigger step. She rebranded her business from 'Hair by Marcela' to 'Longko Salon’ to reflect her growing international reputation and she outfitted an even larger salon in Hurtle Parade with 10 mirrors and two additional hairdressers. "My original mirrors have pride of place on the wall alongside the new ones," she laughed. Marcela cites 6 keys to her business success: 1. 2.


Drive and tenacity. I work hard and often put in an 18 hour day. Supportive people. Without the wonderful teamwork of my husband and our parents I couldn’t do it all. I carefully select the people who work for me and invest in their training. Networking in the industry. Business went to an international level when I got involved

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in big projects such as Hair Aid. This gives a business huge credibility and exposure to worldwide markets. Care for your clients.The salon is personalitydriven so it's a happy place. I respect my clients and that includes opening on time, anwering the phone promptly, being dependable and going the extra mile. We open at night too for working clients. Invest in marketing. You need to spend money to make money. We use social media, word-of-mouth and local advertising (MLL). Value your time. It's vital to decide the best use of your time. If you are a mother, employ people to support you with housekeeping and business management. Delegate so that you have time to expand your business and also give attention to the things that are important to you, such as family.

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New words to flavour our language Australian National Dictionary is constantly updating its words and phrases. Here are a few new ones added this year. Bogans, tradies and checkout chicks have made it to the list, along with rangas (redheads). A popular word for food that has entered the language is "babychino" (coffee foam for the kids). Nigella likes a "doggychino" when we sit at a cafe but this has not scored an entry. Maybe next year. A fashionable young man living in a country area is a "rurosexual" and a "chardonnay socialist" is someone who espouses left-wing views but enjoys an affluent lifestyle. Australian movies have added their own flavour to our language such as "straight to the pool room" from the classic movie The Castle. This defines a special object worth keeping in a place for treasured items.

Indigenous idioms include "secret womens’ business"; manga (a tourist); "Welcome To Country"; and "Invasion Day". Other catchy phrases to be immortalised are: "your blood’s worth bottling", "carry on like a pork chop", "couldn’t run a chook raffle" and "dry as a dead dingo’s donger" (penis). Australian politics throws up lots of colourful phrases such as "keeping the bastards honest", and the enduring phrase "Howard’s Battlers" and "Hawkespeak" (a too wordy speech). Thanks to Julia Gillard for the infamous "Captain’s Pick" (decision made by party leader), and applause to Tony Abbott for turning budgie smugglers into a household phrase alongside his threat to "shirt front" Mr Putin. The editor of the Australian National Dictionary describes the dictionary as "the schmickest dictionary of all, reflecting our collective identity, history and values." Now there’s a nice word to play with - schmickest (smart, stylish). I’ve used it in this issue of MLL. Can you find it? Ed

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Best place to live Here in Mawson Lakes we live in one of the top cities in the world according to the Economist Liveability Index for 2016. The index looks at 140 cities and rates them according to stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infra-structure. This year Adelaide was ranked as the fifth most liveable city in the world. The only cities ahead of us were Melbourne, Vienna, Vancouver and Toronto. Victoria’s capital city scored perfect points for healthcare, education and infrastructure which earned it the international top rank. Sydney lost its place in the top 10 on the grounds of security because of a perceived threat of terrorism. Perth came in 7th place. Adelaide may not seem perfect as you sit in the traffic or feel the effects of flooding, but few cities of its size can boast such a glorious climate, political stability, relative safety, impressive buildings (think St Peter’s Cathedral) and its range of world class facilities (think Adelaide Oval). Not to mention all the attractions and festivals we enjoy plus three


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Mind Massage Look through MLL to find many of the answers. Puzzle solution page 30 1. What is the location of the newest Disneyland Theme Park which opened this year?

6. What name is given to a direct vote by all members of an electorate on an important public question?

2. Where in Adelaide would you find Marshmallow Park?

7. Barry Gibb from the Bee Gees has released a new solo album. What is it called?

3. Pop queen Sia Furler grew up in which city in Australia?

8. In war, what does a white flag indicate?

4. Panophobia is the abnormal fear that (a) evil will cause terrible things to happen b) fishermen will drown at sea c) bright colours will distract concentration. 5. What is the common name for the medical term Allergic Rhinitis?

9. Who am I? I am an Australian woman athlete who competed in four Olympic Games. I was the flag bearer at the 2012 London Olympics. This year aged 34 I announced my retirement due to knee injuries. 10. Name Australia’s largest supermarket chain.

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DOWN 1. Turkish biggie (Var.) 2. Math subject, briefly 3. Design over 4. Get more than frosty 5. Was sulky 6. Gloomy 7. Ready for surgery 8. Smith’s garb 9. Loose overcoat 10. Lao-Tzu’s creative force 11. Stern oar 12. Historic record 13. Do a salon job 18. Type of acid 19. Florid in style 24. Hair-styling site 26. Excessive fluid in plants 27. Be bratty 28. Heavy hammer part 29. Length X width (rectangles) 31. The X in the above clue 34. Gumbo pods 36. ___-ski (lodge socialising) 38. Queen of Carthage 39. Rush-order order 40. Sleep cycles 42. Federated 43. Ivanhoe’s beloved 48. Like aquamarine or teal 50. Cooked lightly in butter 52. Corleone’s group 53. Subtle satire 54. Reptile’s covering 55. Sesame Street character 57. Nincompoop 60. "Dungeons and Dragons" figure 62. Supermarket meat label 63. Ireland, romantically 64. Gilligan’s home, for a stretch 66. Negative responses 67. Catered

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"Every day is different at Trinity Green," say what they residents Trev and Ann Rogers, "there’s so much wanted. more to do here than we expected." "A lot of The couple moved into their 2-bedroom people plus study villa in April last year and couldn’t be leave happier. "It felt like home right away," they say, downsizing "everyone is so friendly and welcoming." too late YOUR GUIDE TO OUR Trev and Ann nominate Trinity Green’s "sense and we DAY EVEN TS of village of community" as theirOPEN favourite aspect didn’t want that to happen to us," Ann says. "If life. "People are close without being intrusive but you start early, you can get a place that really everyone knows each other and cares for each suits you." other," they say. Once they’d made up their mind, they acted Trev works three days a week providing right away. "We had a four-bedroom home with pastoral care services for the community and the a big garden that needed a lot of work. When the Uniting Church, where he was a minister before villa we wanted was available, we sold our house he (semi) retired. Ann gives him a hand with the and moved in as soon as we could," Trev says. "Our A Lend retire ment villag chaplaincy work but both are lease looking forward to e is avilla looks out rate overthe thegood parklife. and the creek where place to celeb Our communities are made up minded people looking to enjoy retireisment slowing down and enjoying more of the village’s theirthere a lot. Our of birdlife. loveDays the are view and life is SummerWe Open a wonderful way to g of what village life is all about. Our prog ram of free vibrant social life. much easier now." even ts inclu des ente rtain and lots more, plus it’s a ment, information s our resid ents, our "The social committee does a great job," chance to meet "Trinity Green is atour new development. It some looks of the pro villages and see available for sale. Friends and famil y welcome. Ann says. Ann says. "We like going to the quiz morning on great and the facilities are excellent," Saturdays. Depending what’s on, we might go to "We enjoy physical activity and probably use the the film nights and every Friday night they have a TO RSV gymPand indoor swimming pool the most but PLEthe ASE CALL 1800 550here 55O- even a tea and we go to most of those. There are many there’s something for everyone activities on in the village and as we grow older and hairdresser on-site." EVE NTjoin more of them." work less we expect we will The village’s central location in Mawson Lakes VILLAGE DATE &Being TIME In the meantime though, Trev and Ann have was another deciding factor for the couple. Openvillage Day and don’t have a busy life outside of the less than aTrinit kilometre from the area’s thriving y Green Thursday 25th February We welc omeTrev you says, 1-3centre, to our"there’s Trinity Circu time to get to everything. "But," "everything you 11am needtofor village to commercial it 1pmdaily experience what village life has to Maw son Lake s an understanding among the residents and life, is within walking distance," Ann says. "There’s offer take a tour, chat with our residents and management that people do what they a medical centre, shops, cafes, restaurants - and enjoy should complimentary refreshments. want to do here - as much or as little as suits them. we have great public transport." They allow you privacy if you want it but are very For those looking into retirement living options, open and friendly when you want to join in." Trev and Ann have this advice: "Don’t leave it too Opera and Lunch Gardens The couple say they started looking at late! MoveElliot in when you’re still activeFrida andycan 26th February Enjoy refreshments and an exciting 18 Mon tpelier Terra cebe a full Oper retirement villages years ago to find exactly adjust community and parttoof2pm it." a to the 12pm perfo



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Dogmanship by Nigella We dogs hear a lot about how to be a good dog, but at the University of Sydney there's a study going on to see how humans can be good owners. It’s all part of a new science called Dogmanship and it explains how a good owner can get a dog to do anything if they just know how to listen to their dog.

A psychology professor analysed hundreds of videos of dogs being cuddled and found that 81.6 per cent of cases, the canine was exhibiting signs of unhappiness.

ABC television picked up the story and ran two episodes on Catalyst on how to make dogs happy and how to tell when they are showing signs of stress or unhappiness. Mummy was glued to the screen. You can see it on iView.

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Movie Review The Secret Life of Pets

Awful Movie!! Parents Beware!! I took my little friend Nancy (6) to the movies as a special treat to see a movie I thought was about the innocent hijinks of pets while their owners were at work (at least that’s what the trailer showed). Instead it was a sadistic horror movie masquerading as a cartoon for 6+. After the first few minutes of cute sweetness the charm evporated and the movie developed into a sinister plot about an underground gang of thug animals in the sewer system in New York. A violent mix of unrelenting physical batterings, explosions, fire, abuse, kidnapping, killing and torture gave us the action. Then there were the sociopathic characters manipulating the audience through fear with one perilous graphic after another - car crashes, a killer eagle, falls from extreme heights and horrible scenes of drowning of the innocent, cute pets we saw in the intro. Scary crocodiles, viper snakes and a whole contingent of dumped animals who laughed about killing humans because they were angry about being abandoned made up the rest of the cast. The words "murder" and "kill" were used frequently. We live in a troubled world where many children suffer from fear as the victims of war and abuse.

Some parents may have identified political undertones of warfare and vengeance but a child’s movie is no place to scare kids and peddle society's dark undercurrents. Children absorb a great deal about life from the screen. Are these the values and behaviours we want to teach them - vengeance, bullying, gang violence, torture, lying and kidnapping. In the session I attended, parents were walking their kids out of the movie. One woman who took her youngsters and grandma made a hasty retreat and demanded a refund (which she got). This is the worst kids' cartoon movie I have seen with zero redeeming value and just a horrible evil storyline. Don’t go, and beware, don’t buy the DVD as a present for Christmas, or bring it home for family entertainment. - Dr Linda Vining is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators.

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