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A Star is Born

2 July 2012
A Star is born

Singing produces joy. It’s chemical and it’s indisputable. We’ve had lots of Rachel Hore’s singing groups at Daku, and they are always happy occasions. The wind may blow (it did this week, but not too hard), the rain may fall (which it did intermittently) but the sunshine produced by the choir is always breaking through [...]

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Singing with Rachel Hore

Rachel’s choir in Fiji

24 June 2010

In June, Rachel Hore – who has taught many singing weeks at Daku – brought out her own choir. This is a choir she teaches regularly in the Blue Mountains, so they all knew each other already. That, and her own close ties with the community around Daku, made for a very special week and [...]

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Snorkelling or Snorkeling ?

Snorkeling or snorkelling

6 June 2010

Who cares? you might say…..but in this day of search-engine driven marketing, it matters. When we put up details of our snorkeling weeks, the Americans will find it – but if we want the Australians and English to come along, it has to be snorkelling. Well, I’m probably exaggerating a bit because people trawl around [...]

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Singing with Rachel Hore

Singing with Rachel Hore

7 August 2009

A recent guest at Daku Resort writes to tempt you to a Singing Workshop in Paradise… Are you thinking about attending a Singing Workshop as one of the Paradise Courses at Daku Resort? This brief note could help you to decide “Yes, this is my sort of thing.” I am Eric Conley and, with my [...]

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More wonderful courses to come

28 July 2009

Paradise Courses 2009 We’re more than half way through the schedule for this year – but there are some wonderful courses still to come. Art: Kerrie Lester teaches Figures in the Landscape from September 12 – 19; as a 16 times Archibald finalist, her exuberant paintings are very well known. The following week – September [...]

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