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Oct 17, 2015
Ipswich Rosewood Coalminers Memorial unveiled after seven years
Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Robert Shakespeare/Fairfax Media) Photo: Robert Shakespeare
Ipswich Rosewood Coalminers Memorial Trust chairman Beresford Evans said the architect-designed wall would become a place for reflection and commemoration.
It would be a place for people like Graham Kelly, who worked in the mines for 35 years.
A place for his kids, his grandkids and the friends he lost.
Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale unveils the plaque. Photo: Robert Shakespeare
"It was an industry that formed the backbone of the community for generations and served to develop the greater Queensland region at critical times in history," Mr Evans said.
The memorial will honour the contribution and, most importantly, commemorate those boys and men who gave their lives whilst working the mines."
But while mining is still a proud part of the city's identity, it's no longer the economic force of years gone by.
In fact, the birthplace of Queensland mining went anti-coal last month, declaring it would not support new mine operations or expansions.
"Today we did what was necessary to stop and reflect and salute those people but this is now a celebration of what they achieved, so their life, and what they did for this city will be forgotten," Cr Pisasale said.
"To me people are now starting to realise and generation after generation will know what dad and grandad and great grandad did and what the people of Ipswich did for the whole mining industry in Queensland."
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(Brisbane Times)Oct 12, 2015
'The Dahlia Guy': Flower plot at Beresford becomes community landmark
DJ Ecklebarger tends to his dahlias at Beresford Park in San Mateo. Ecklebarger is known as “Dahlia Guy” after he was hooked by the flower upon seeing them at Golden Gate Park.
When DJ Ecklebarger was walking through Golden Gate Park some 14 years ago, he had no idea he would stumble upon a garden full of unusual flowers that would later earn him the moniker “the Dahlia Guy.”
“I grew up in the Midwest,” Ecklebarger said. “I knew what flowering plants were like, but I’d never before seen flowers this vibrant and colorful, and with all these different styles. I had no idea what [the flowers in Golden Gate Park] were.”
Ecklebarger later found out that the flowers were dahlias, grown by the Dahlia Society of California in an area dubbed the “Dahlia Dell.” He was immediately hooked by the beautiful flowers, and this passion followed him when he moved to the Peninsula 11 years ago.
After the move, Ecklebarger decided to attend the City Services Academy, a 10-week course offered to residents and employees of the city, where par... (San Mateo Daily Journal)