Pete & Cheryl at his exhibitionAfter a hiatus of four years, 13th September 2012 brought the much awaited launch of Peter’s second art exhibition at Maroochydore Library, where guests were treated to many of Peter’s new paintings, pastels and sculptures – the result of his regular art days with new art teacher Cheryl Nonmus, from Buderim.


Pete, Glen & CarolineA good crowd of friends and supporters gathered for the celebrations, with local radio host Caroline Hutchinson doing the honours as MC. Guests were also treated to poetry renditions from local bush poet Wally Finch (below). Wally Finch




speech time


LEFT: Speech time! (with assistant Marcia Tibbo and mum/facilitator Betty Rowe)

Photo by Brett Wortman, Sunshine Coast Daily.

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Glen & PeteOn the night, Peter’s friend and fellow writer and Brotherhood member, Glen Sheppard, also launched his young adult murder mystery novel ‘Solved in Silence’. The event ran in conjunction with ‘Disability Action Week’.


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