2016 – Look at the stars and feel grateful for their light

Many of you would have seen this powerful montage above, created by British Graphic Designer Chris Barker, of celebrities who’ve died over the past year. Even if you hadn’t, you’d be aware that 2016 seems to have had more than its fair share of famous people dying. 2016 in a nutshell  Taking a global view, 2016 has been categorised by … More 2016 – Look at the stars and feel grateful for their light

Lessons on life from a 102 (and a half) year old

  I’ve decided it’s time to introduce you to my grandmother. Partly because she’s ace, partly because Dad keeps asking me to (and so, for my father, here you go). But mostly because I feel like there has been a lot of negativity in the world lately. Without ignoring these, sometimes we also need to remember … More Lessons on life from a 102 (and a half) year old

Be careful what you wish for – the 2016 Federal election edition

Source: If you’ve ever wondered whether your vote on election day counts – because you’re feeling disillusioned with the choices, perhaps, or you don’t think your vote will have much impact anyway – let me share what I’m experiencing now. It’s given me a different perspective on the value of voting, thinking about who to vote for, and … More Be careful what you wish for – the 2016 Federal election edition