Here's a post I wrote two years ago, about our nation and Australia Day. I still think changing the date to celebrate this great country is no solution. The past can never be changed. But we can strive harder to embrace all people, regardless of ethnicity, skin colour and religious views. Choose kindness, in other… Continue reading Let’s celebrate this wide, grand land
The date is approaching fast. Tension is in the air. Politics is taking over. Opinions are aired over social media, most often in a way that is divisive and rude. Polls are cast, most often the results are skewed or ill-represented. It is supposed to be a day to celebrate who we are, our uniqueness.… Continue reading Let’s celebrate this wide, grand land
Last evening, I went to the Christmas concert - ahem, sorry, that should be the End-of-Year concert - at my children's public primary school. It's not my first concert at the school, closer to my fifth I reckon, but each year it's becoming incrementally less Christmas-y. Now, I'm no raging Christian. In fact, by any… Continue reading A Christmas Carol…please?