The Age May 26

Writer, Anne Lamott, speaks with often hilarious self-deprecation. She says “My mind is like a bad neighbourhood, I try not to go there alone.” It makes me laugh now, but there was a time I would not have found it funny. Over a decade ago, I found myself in a maelstrom of defeat. The funding …

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profile of older woman

Compassion in Aged Care This story appeared in The Saturday Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times and WA Today, on Saturday 12 September. Warm thanks to artist Kathy Westfold for permission to use her watercolour image. Like many families with frail elderly parents, I have been watching the unfolding COVID-19 crisis in aged care …

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Bird Love

Walking along a cliff top I witnessed the death of a Crimson Rosella

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