Mens Health

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Musing on Movember – Halfway

Those of us who dislike the daily shave have a lot of options.  Full beard, goatee, moustache (with or without the flavour-saver), the Shenandoah, the ‘Western Walrus’ the lion-mane favoured by the Pennsylvania Dutch; the list goes on.   There are only three styles I have never tried.  The ‘Pennsylvania Dutch’ style will never grace … Continue reading

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Lions and StepAhead Australia search for a cure for Spinal Cord Injury

StepAhead Australia Limited*  –   Conference Summary 2011 (*Lions Australia partnership) From Lions PR – Diane Michael StepAhead Australia’s Annual Scientific Conference was held at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne on 30 November and 1 December 2011. As their marquee event for the year, it proved to be an outstanding meeting gathering together a world-class faculty of … Continue reading

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There’s a Lion in my back shed…

Men’s Sheds are a hot topic at the moment, not the least due to the Ambassadorial role enthusiastically embraced by the Prime Ministers partner, Mr Tim Mathieson, to promote the concept. You might recall my earlier post here. The concept is about a place where older men, and ones far more clever than me, come … Continue reading

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Lion raises $161,000 to combat depression

Success for Black Dog ride Many Lions Clubs are great supporters of Black Dog Ride; the brainchild of motorcyclist, and West Australian Lion; Steve Andrews. Black Dog Rides raise awareness and community discussion of depression, so popularised by Sir Winston Churchill as his “Black Dog”. On Thursday 3 November 2011, Council Chairperson Peter attended the … Continue reading

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First man Mathieson says Men’s sheds will replace Lions Clubs?

Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s partner, Tim Mathieson, is quoted on the Sydney Morning Herald website and WA Today  1. as commenting: “It used to be rotaries, it used to be Lions clubs, sheds is the way to go now and it is certainly growing at a rapid rate.” Lions applaud the work being done in … Continue reading

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