Monthly Archives: February 2011

The marketing onslaught: all the opinion money can buy

Macedon Ranges Leader must be glad of all the advertising dollars coming their way. Villawood are spending up big, putting double page ads in a couple of the local papers to try to convince us all that they are going … Continue reading

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Support grows . . .

300+ interested and alarmed people added to our number on Saturday. An upward trend? You betcha! 🙂

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Stall – stickers, badges, leaflets, T-Shirts

You’ll want to come down to Coles and say hello this Saturday – we’ve got goodies! And cake – so first in, best dressed. For the cake, I mean.

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What is a “listening post”? Is it a weasel word? Or yet another failed attempt at understanding?

First of all, what is a weasel word? Don Watson almost has a patent on the phrase, but he’s graciously letting us use it for the time being 🙂 It’s getting a bit of a workout, what, with all this … Continue reading

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SO, here it is, your brand new town

The highlighted area (as big again as the current central town area) is what Villawood Properties want to make into a duplicate of Alamanda, Point Cook. Thanks to the clever person who did the above, you know who you are. … Continue reading

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Musical Inspiration

The perennial favorite: From Little Things, big things grow. Paul and Kev, you are legends. Here’s one that might surprise you (or not): Billy Bragg  The World Turned Upside Down Drawing an historical arc all the way back to 1649. … Continue reading

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It’s a WRAP – Woodend Research and Activity on Planning

I think it’s about time that we got serious, and put our best foot forward. Driven by Anti-VillaWoodEnd people’s attendance at the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Festival, I propose that we do all the boring legal stuff and form an association … Continue reading

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Anti-Villawood flyer – A4, double sided

Here’s a flyer that’s had a rolling, joint authorship – call it open licence or creative commons or what you will. Creative Commons licence for this blog is being applied for formally. The header says it all. Feel free to … Continue reading

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Flyers for letterboxing

Grab some of these, print them out, cut them up, and put them in people’s letterboxes.

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