Tag Archives: change

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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Pam and the joeys

An old friend of this blog, the lovely Pam, sent through an update from her life in WA this week. Pam wrote a number of stories in the early days, including some of our most popular ones including this one … Continue reading

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Colour and succulents

It was Deirdre’s birthday this week – she had a party yesterday to celebrate. She and David have fairly recently (in the past couple of years or so) bought a house after renting forever. It is a weird transition sometimes; … Continue reading

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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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Making things (happen)

As a bit of a follow up to last week’s blog post and the power of working with others to create change in the world, I read something that I found interesting and inspiring during the week. On the surface … Continue reading

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Month of Action (including another Butterfly Walk)

November (and it’s immediate surrounding weekends) is known as the Month of Action on Domestic Violence in the city of Onkaparinga. I have taken part in three activities this year, culminating yesterday in the Butterfly Walk, which has featured here … Continue reading

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Respect (in NAIDOC Week)

This week I went to an event put on by the social workers association (AASW) during NAIDOC Week to highlight some of the work that is being done in and by various aboriginal communities. The highlight of the night for … Continue reading

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