I am missing my democracy sausage

It was Election Day in Australia this weekend. For those who haven’t experienced it, there is a sense of community during this time. As the polling booths open, you’ll see schools or local charities fundraise for their cause by cooking up sausages and selling them to those waiting to vote. It’s a great day where […]

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A weekend in Nantes, Brittany

They say there was a particularly progressive law that came from this part of France in 1598. Called the Edict of Nantes, it allowed unheard of religious freedoms to the Protestant minority living in Catholic France at the time. It was a law that upheld their rights and allowed them to live by their faith. […]

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Time To Do What Good We Can

We looked on in horror as the might of the Russian army rolled into a sovereign nation only two weeks ago; as gunfire rang out and bombs dropped in cities like Kyiv, Sumy and Mariupol. We felt powerless as Ukrainians threw themselves under armoured cars and tanks; as ordinary people started to take up arms […]

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