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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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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No hot chocolate today

My husband is a journalist working for an international news agency. He usually comes home after our son goes to bed and has been missing him grow up. So my husband started catching up with our son over hot chocolate on the days he wasn’t working. Just the two of them, after school — to […]

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