Each year a dedicated group of policewomen, aided by tireless group of other interested ladies of the Sunshine Coast, convene a fundraiser in aid of cancer research.  'Cops for Cancer' is the resultant glittering event, always sold out.  

     The focus of the evening is the auction, wherein a major part of the donated items are artworks, freely given by a broad spectrum of Sunshine Coast artists.  I am proud to be one of them, particularly because I’ve had my own wrestling match with cancer.  Here is this year’s contribution:  A two-piece sculpture in an unusual pink steatite found in the Gulf of Alaska.  

'Nurture’