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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Through

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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Unusual

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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Contrast

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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Distorted

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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