“You can’t trust the media. They will always tell you bad things,” our 12 year old told me one night. “No they don’t,” I defended. “Seriously mum. Would you be interested in a story of dogs playing with butterflies or some war somewhere that is killing millions of people?” “Dogs playing with butterflies.” “No you […]
Here we go again. I thought I had left that nomadic life behind me. I thought I had finally settled. I married, had a son and made this country my home. I was ready to put down roots. I didn’t expect my husband to say he wanted to move. I didn’t expect he’d one day […]
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 […]
Old suitcases have their charm. My contribution to this week’s Six Word Saturday!
Spotted Peter Drew‘s work plastered on a wall near Chinatown. Nice to see it up there. Even after a few years since his work started going up. Still provoking us to question what it means to be Australian. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
🎶 ‘Cause I’m leaving on a jet plane I don’t know when I’ll be back again 🎶 Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #60: Journey
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 […]