Sipping coffee

I’m just another customer. Sitting on a chair in Starbucks. Drinking my coffee. I’ve just finished shopping for my son’s school lunches for the week. I am waiting for him to finish youth group. It’s Sunday. We left early for church. I served at Sunday school teaching preschoolers that Jesus was a busy man. He […]

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Round and round and through the flying noodle! We were treated to some kitchen theatre one cold winter evening. The noodles were delicious too! Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #58: Through

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This is the winner of this year’s national portrait prize, the Archibald. Painted by Tony Costa, it is an ordinary image of a woman, contemporary artist Lindy Lee, mediating. It is unusual because it is the first time a painting with an Asian subject has won the prize since it began in 1921. Via the […]

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Met this little man at the art gallery. He was hanging on a big white wall. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #56: Contrast

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So he’s leaving…

My husband has got a job overseas. He will be leaving for three months to work on the news. When conflict and its aftermath hits, when politics shift in a certain direction, my husband will be there to capture those stories and tell the rest of the world. It’s been an opportunity he’s been seeking […]

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It’s a bottle of water on my table… My apologies. I ran out of inspiration. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #55: Distorted

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A High Tea with a Difference

I have the privilege of working with an Aboriginal Aunty. Much like my own culture, Aunty is a term of respect bestowed on elders in the community. On Tuesday 18 June, Aunty Kathy invited me to a fancy Reconciliation High Tea at Baabayn Aboriginal Corporation, Mt Druitt. It was an event she helped coordinate. The […]

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