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Recently I was back in my hometown of Ballarat to do a series of Grace App workshops. These were in aid of www.turnalifearound.com.au - a charity run by a Bendigo school teacher called Jacqui Righetti who was inspired to fundraise to help Autistic people to communicate. She collects old iPod Touch (3/4th Gen)  iPads and iPhone 3Gs, 4 and 4s and raises money to buy new devices for families who do not otherwise qualify for government funding. If you can help please visit www.turnalifearound.com.au and contact Jacqui.

Part of drumming up some publicity for the cause was making contact with the local media who covered it here in the Bendigo Advertiser and on ABC Radio Ballarat's Steve Martin show, And in the newspaper I grew up with: The Ballarat Courier.

They took a different spin, asking me to contribute to the "Catch Up With" section as a former resident. My sister gleefully tweeted the resulting article last weekend with yet another "what was I thinking?" phot…