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Our new T-Shirt

Our new T-Shirt

Thanks to VinoSangre for their printing of our new t shirt. Just in time for James’ sponsored run next week. Would you like one? They are available for a small donation. Contact us for details…

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Men’s Theatre Group – Spring 2019 Project

Men’s Theatre Group – Spring 2019 Project

Society today presents us with challenges that are affecting, making and requiring changes to:  our roles  the way we behave  the we relate to others how we treat ourselves our relationship to power our attitudes, values and actions How do we respond positively and...

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Pitt Stop – Volunteers needed!

Pitt Stop – Volunteers needed!

The Pitt Stop is a free space for men to refuel, take stock and get themselves firing on all cylinders!  Provided by MensCraft at the Men’s Centre on Pitt Street, Pitt Stop currently convenes every Tuesday afternoon and hopes to expand its opening times in the New...

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We all raise boys into men

We all raise boys into men

For all the conversations about ‘redefining masculinity’ men are still largely defined by what they do as much as by who they are. From childhood, we are taught to suppress our emotions and as we get older, we are expected to ‘man up,’ to bury our emotions ever more...

#Men-Debate. Sam Ruddock

#Men-Debate. Sam Ruddock

Good morning on this locked down International Men’s Day. And welcome to our new weekly blog: #Men-Debate. One of the three themes this year’s International Men’s Day is promoting a positive conversation about men, manhood and masculinity. With this in mind MensCraft...

Calling all fathers

Calling all fathers

It's Fathers Day on Sunday and I’m looking forward to receiving from my older daughter something very special that I know she will have made for me with my three year old granddaughter. And so like most dads around the country I will be enjoying the acknowledgement,...

My place in history – John Petch

My place in history – John Petch

Preface This story was written for our writing club. The story is fiction but based on facts. Brian Foster and his story are an invention but John Gillespie Magee was all true - try googling High Flight to find out about him.  Here goes … My place in history My name...

How do you deal with stress?

How do you deal with stress?

“Terribly, I go into panic mode.” This week I have been talking with people about how they deal with stress.  I have heard some remarkable stories and had extensive discussions about how people are caring for themselves to get through self-isolation. “People are more...