For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday
So here we are. After a long flight we are finally here on the other side of the world. It is cold and wet and fresh. The days get dark early and light later in the morning. Our second day was spent house hunting. In the grey twilight, I met a friendly couple who passed […]
Not long now before I leave this behind. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #74: Dreaming
This came in the mail recently. It’s about a group of young Afghans determined to form a community devoted to peace. “We sound idealistic?” The leader of the community asks in the foreword. “No, we refuse to believe that love is idealistic. Relationships are revolutionary and love their most powerful energy.” It is my contribution […]
It takes courage to do something different. To step outside what your family or your community expect of you. Tonight I saw a play about a woman who is defying her community to carve out a safe space for Afghan women. Her name is Maryam and for about an hour I sat there, in a […]
My family. On warm days we would lounge outside on the couch watching television. About another month to go before my husband comes back from his overseas job and we can be together again. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #63: Together
Sometimes you just need to stick your tongue out and flash a peace sign! Loving her long pink hair too. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
The beach at sunrise. It’s one of my great pleasures. There is a group of us who often go for a sunrise walk to greet the weekend. We talk about the people we love. We support each other through the good and not so good stuff. It is a joy to meet up regularly and […]
For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
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 […]