35 Years for Healthy Harold

I was asked to photograph the 35year Anniversary Celebration of Life Education recently. I wonder if you remember Healthy Harold the Giraffe coming around your school imparting his wisdom?   An organisation that is Australia's largest provider of health and drug education to children and young people.

Little did I know until last minute who some of the high profile attendants were.
The Australian Governor general Sir Peter Cosgrove who is the Patron in Chief of Life Education Australia.  Malcom Turnbull (filling in for Tony Abbott). The Governor of NSW Marie Bashir and Phillip Ruddock all supporting the event.  Hence the extra set of batteries going into the camera bag ..just in case.
Great night for a great cause.

Claire and Josephs' Wedding

Ceremony     Blues Point Sydney
Reception       Pittwater YHA(Elvina Bay)

Here is a wedding from April this year. Two English backpackers meeting and settling in Sydney.
I knew from the outset that it was going to be an interesting wedding as when Claire approached me she gave me a brief description, backpacker theme, water taxi to reception, London double decker bus to Cottage Point, Ferry to Elvina Bay  near Scotland Island and reception at a Youth Hostel (Pittwater YHA)Backpackers which is only accessible by water then  bush track, yes a bush track with no cars etc  EVERYTHING had to be carried up that relatively long and steep bush track.
As Claire said -
"Between jumping from the water taxi to the bus getting lost, and walking up that hill it was all very fun" and it was. The atmosphere and spirit was fantastic.

Also somehow dodging wet and windy days either side of Claire and Josephs' wedding day seemed somewhat of a miracle.