I love you.

Project underwear continues. A few months ago, a few loved ones pooled our money and spent $250 on underwear to donate to The Wayside Chapel. The fantastic crew at BONDS in Market City matched our small gesture with two big boxes of brand new donations. Jump forward in time, and my mama and I are […]

A short guide to being human

I cried this morning. Yesterday, when the photograph of tiny asylum seeker Aylan Kurdi dead on the shorefront appeared across world media I raged with anger. But this morning, I looked some more, and I just wept. What kind of humans are we? What kind of humans lock down borders to fellow humans fleeing the horrors […]

The mysteries of life…and water kefir

Life is replete with mysteries. They make conversations rich and adventures possible. Mysteries get me up in the mornings, and they soothe me to sleep at night. Right now, one of the world’s little mysteries is bubbling and fizzing away quietly on my bench top: water kefir, on its second fermentation. It’s a mystery because […]

An L.A. story

Next month I wing my way back to the City of Angels. It’s going to be amazing. It always is. And this time, I’ll be travelling again with Sean, the man who taught me so much about love and life, and worthiness, and helped me find this concrete river that runs its way through my […]

Another day, another protest

  These past few weeks I’ve found myself part of three community protests: first greeting the dawn with anti-fracking campaigners at Bentley in Northern New South Wales, then rallying with more than 8000 other citizens at Sydney’s March in May, all of us reeling from the just-released federal budget, and then pounding the city streets […]

Sunshine Coast Local Knowledge

There’s a page on GoodIsBetter called Local, which is my spot for sharing fabulous discoveries from where I live. Now that home is Sydney, here’s an archive of what used to be in the Local List when local was the Sunny Coast in Queensland: The Lane at Palmwoods (http://www.facebook.com/thelaneatpalmwoods) and Renae’s Pantry (https://www.facebook.com/RenaesPantry) Friday afternoons/evenings and […]