Walking towards words to acknowledge our traditional owners

Walking towards words to acknowledge our traditional owners

From little things, big things grow Last year my family and I took a road trip, a pilgrimage.   We had some unfinished outback business to attend to. There was sacred ground to stand on in the birthplace of aboriginal land rights.  We dragged our teen and tween...
Help and hope rises from Australia’s bushfire ashes

Help and hope rises from Australia’s bushfire ashes

This was the summer that felled us  – bush, beach, communities, campers, firefighters, families. We swallow smoke and worry. The loss of land, loved ones and livelihoods sits heavy in our hearts. We wring our hands as homes, hamlets, towns and roads are reduced to...
What’s in your Go Bag this fire season?

What’s in your Go Bag this fire season?

Check out our ranger family’s Go Bag I shared this post on Facebook and Instagram in early summer and was astounded by how many shares my post had. Given this season’s devastating fire impacts, it’s worth sharing through my blog too as it’s...
Cups overflow with hope and charity

Cups overflow with hope and charity

It’s a world where tests and trials have you holding your breath –  hoping for luck, for the next  specialist appointment, for the drugs you can afford, for an opening on the latest trial, for your hair to grow back, for your scars to heal, for the pain to go...
Give a donation, not slippers for Mother’s Day

Give a donation, not slippers for Mother’s Day

  This mother’s day swap buying slippers for making a donation in your mum’s name.  The most important gift you can really give on Mother’s Day is the gift of support for another mum in times of distress or emergency care. The Royal Flying Doctor...
Turn a page on #WorldBookDay

Turn a page on #WorldBookDay

  It’s World Book Day. The day we all pause to pay homage to the pages through which we escape, and find ourselves. Like so many I am most myself with a book in hand. I am most sure of my soul as I stroll past bookshelves. There is no greater joy than to...

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