Tag Archives: activism

We’re all in this together

This week Nicky (fab supporter of me and this blog) has written a piece about how she is experiencing the new world of virus protection and finding ways to connect safely and creatively with others along the way. One striking … Continue reading

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Discovering the creek

The Brownhill Creek Association are an amazingly active and positive group who have worked in and around the Brownhill Creek Reserve for many years. The Suzanne Elliott Charitable Trust has partnered with the Association in a small way, and we … Continue reading

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Dancing towards a better world

It was the 30th anniversary dinner for the Graham Smith Peace Trust last night. Guest speaker was Garry Stewart, artistic director for 20 years now of the Australian Dance Theatre. I love ADT and going to dance performances generally, so … Continue reading

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Sweet protest

Last week was national bird week. Among other activities, there has been a ‘backyard count’ throughout Australia and there is a vote going on for the country’s favourite bird. It’s a two stage process this year, with a ‘run-off’ second … Continue reading

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Led by young people

This week the student led climate strike was on. I was at work, and not able to go, but I felt so pleased that, led by young people, many others participated. I spoke to Bet on the phone afterwards and … Continue reading

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Making and doing illustrated

Now that I have my new computer I want to put a few photos up of some of the activities I participated in (in some form or another) a few weeks ago. The original post is hereĀ and here are some … Continue reading

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Climate change – act now

Here are a couple of great shots of the old Port Willunga jetty decorated with climate change banners made by Mag. I am grateful for these ongoing reminders of this issue…

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Pressing on

It has been a wickedly dry and hot summer, my work-days are filled with people who are dealing with and the effects of poverty and disadvantage; struggles for truly better and more just ways of living abound. There are issues … Continue reading

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Flight testing

This morning I went to Cherry Gardens to the fantastic Minton Farm Animal Rescue centre. It is run by amazing people with a decades long commitment to helping native animals and birds recover from injury and accidents (actually they have … Continue reading

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The poetry of protest

In small and large ways resistance to oppression, needless pain, foolish policy and injustice occurs all the time. Over lunch yesterday my Muslim friends talked about the many acts of support and solidarity that have occurred during the week (their … Continue reading

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