REFLECTION

A lot has happened in the last few weeks since I last posted. Isolation restrictions are gradually being lifted and the protests spreading throughout cities around the world, including Australia is set to continue for some time yet and with good reason. I’ve held back on actively engaging, choosing to instead reflect on how best […]

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REFLEXIÓN

Mucho ha sucedido en las últimas semanas desde la última vez que publiqué. Las restricciones de aislamiento se están levantando gradualmente y las protestas se extienden por ciudades de todo el mundo, incluida Australia, y continuarán por algún tiempo y con buenas razones. Me he retenido en participar activamente en las redes sociales, optando por […]

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What will be your “New Normal”?

During the last few weeks, I’ve heard the term “New Normal” floated around quite a bit, both in the media and through everyday conversations online and on the phone with friends and family. I feel it is perhaps the most important question that we are currently faced with and warrants some deep reflection. It is […]

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Gardening and Domestic Violence during Isolation.

A few days ago, I submitted an online audition for a Domestic Violence commercial, my first of this nature. Between Writing, gardening, grocery shopping, and walking the dog, I found myself shooting this video of a man sending a cry for help via video message to his friends. Communicating that he was being beaten by […]

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ODIWTTT – What does it stand for?

A big thank you to all of you who took the time to read my previous blog-post Corona as an opportunity. In it, I made brief mention of getting back to work on my book, which has been at the back of my mind for the best part of forty years and wanted to elaborate on how […]

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Corona as an opportunity

Just over twelve months ago, I wrote a piece titled Abstinence. At the time, a friend had approached me to let me know that he was pulling away from the drink. I wished him well knowing that the reality was that he would most likely go back and he did. But in saying that he is in […]

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Persistence

PERSISTENCE: The fact of continuing in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition. My last blog post was a little over 4 years ago. Time sure does fly.  At the time my post on Robin William’s death also appeared to mark the death of my blog or did it? It now […]

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