Winners and losers.

If you worked really hard to win, and you were ahead in a competition, but you realised that your "competitions" had no interest in reaching the destination you aimed for and hence that was the only reason you were still "ahead," would you still be a winner? If you had a clear and measurable goal,... Continue Reading →

Flowers

I watered and fertilised my pot plasnt carefully though the winter, only to see the leaves wilt in the cold. Just before the temperature eased and the Spring came around the corner, I re-potted a few of them, and I knew that some of the pots looked ridiculously large for the plants they held. More... Continue Reading →

Windy oak trees.

It means a lot for me to be around people who has ingrained interest in conservation. One, I don't feel like the only one that cares. Two, you see a lot of odd behaviours- like collecting seeds from trees and storing in unexpected places- like a fridge! So I was cleaning this fridge, and I... Continue Reading →

Path

I have done many things I was not supposed to in my life. I also did not do a lot of things I was supposed to.  I passed an exam I was not supposed to, and entered a school to study with a very competitive group of people. Everyone in the school, after 6 years,... Continue Reading →

Marriage

I don't care for marriage. I am interested in the topic only enough to have considered and decided that I will not bother. Marriage was something I grew up 'knowing' that all adult human must do, and that I was relieved when I found another option in my youth- to be seen as a broken... Continue Reading →

Magic and Joy.

Magic of living after feudal system is this. That we are living alongside our kings and queens that we once served before, that they walk on the same ground as we do, dirtying their hands and feet, appreciating having hot water on a cold night, and that they need to eat and drink to sustain... Continue Reading →

Thank you and good luck, Yirrkala School!

"Yirrkala School, located at Yirrkala in North East Arnhem Land, caters for students from the community of Yirrkala and neighbouring homelands. The school has a bilingual program where students learn in their first language using a step bi-literacy model. The school teaches English, maths and other learning areas using an English as a Second Language... Continue Reading →

Thank you Books 4 Outback!

These 3 men (self-funded organisation, Books 4 Outback) are delivering books to outback communities. "Mr Lane – a former volunteer for Lifeline – established Books 4 Outback with fellow volunteer, Bill Iceton, who he said was instrumental in transporting the books to the outback. The two men also teamed with Acrobat Removals owner, Norm Doughty, who gave... Continue Reading →

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