Scary stories from a lovely place

What Jesus thinks about the kids in Gaza

Tonight my middle son stayed up late with me while the other two slept peacefully. I caught up on some news and current affairs television from the week, while he … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

This is what a feminist looks like

On an early morning work commute last weekend my husband was listening to the radio when one of the presenter’s made unsavoury reference to woman’s virginity. Excited about starting a … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Donkey decisions

I am so sick of politics. Disenfranchised. Angry even. Certainly bored and disappointed. I’m considering ‘donkey’ voting in the upcoming federal election. Here in sunny Australia we have to vote. … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Everyone loves Darrell Lea

Today I read that Darrell lea, that iconic Australian confectionery brand, is in financial trouble and will probably be sold in the immediate future. I feel really sad when old … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

More good writing on Kony

Here are a few more good links for writing on problems with the 2012 campaign. These two are by professors who work at a research institute in Uganda. I have … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Doing nothing isn’t better

During my many woken hours last night I was thinking more and more about the whole Kony 2012 bandwagon thing. And after reading more this morning and hearing the comments … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Kony bandwagon

Today I’ve been swept up in the anti-Kony 2012 hype which is seeking to expose certain truths about the Kony 2012 campaign sweeping the internet world. I’ve been reading as … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 2 Comments