I need Allen Liao’s new unlosable glasses! http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/startup/tzukuri-launches-unlosable-glasses-20170309-guuken.html Instead I wrote a story for my grandson with the help of the waterlogue app ( to turn my photos into watercolours.) Where are Nana’s glasses? Are they in the pile of washing that we just took off the line? Are they on the verandah where we… Continue reading Where are Nana’s glasses?
The photographer has stood back to take in the images of five people…among them – Mussolini and Petacci.
It’s official: the silly season has begun. So, once again, here are a few tips to help you manage the hassles of Christmas. I can vouch for these because I’ve been fine-tuning them for years. Each year I change it a bit to reflect the needs of the day. But however I adapt it, I… Continue reading Ten tips to get you through Christmas
Good Grief! is a space to share experiences of grief. Source: About Good Grief!
“When I was six years old my mother committed suicide because she had leprosy. When I was eight I discovered I also had leprosy,” Chimsi said. In December 2004 my family and I went to Nepal. We had an extraordinary experience but our 16 days was overshadowed by the Asian tsunami, even though Nepal wasn’t… Continue reading Why Nepal still needs our help
They were just too drunk to get it off.
I saw that old codger walk away a little smaller for his experience with Turnbull.
Stories of death told with a wry perspective http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/smoke-gets-in-your-eyes–review-stories-of-death-told-with-a-wry-perspective-20150508-ggwkvb.html Sydney Morning Herald – Spectrum – Book review Margaret Rice May 16, 2015 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematorium Memoir By CAITLIN DOUGHTY Canongate, $27.99 Caitlin Doughty is a guest at Sydney Writers’ Festival, May 18-24.
Yesterday the most alarming news item I subedited was one progressing Colin Barnett’s plan to move Indigenous children off their remote homelands and into regional boarding schools, following up an idea of Noel Pearson. It was part of Barnett’s plan to close down remote communities, something he modified on the hop yesterday with ‘hub and… Continue reading Noel’s great idea is a bad one.