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Green Tea And Honey With Muhammad Yunus

December 15, 2014

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If you’re passionate about ending poverty, then you might have heard of Professor Muhammad Yunus. He is the founder of the Grameen Bank, recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize and the 1998 Sydney Peace Prize. But more importantly, he is a pioneer of microfinance who is now helping over seven million Bangladeshi women leave […]

The secret stories of bush plants

August 11, 2014

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When I was a child one of my favourite stories was a beautiful little picture book that that told tales of the fairies of the Australian bush.  It was one of my favourites because these flower fairies reflected the plants I saw, smelt and touched on our family’s farm. They weren’t fairies draped in dainty cherry blossoms and […]

Creative Vignettes

November 16, 2012

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I recently completed a short creative writing course taught by Mark Tredinnick. Over a month and a half, we were encouraged to write to a creative prompt each week. It was lots of fun to get my creative nonfiction juices flowing, so I thought I’d share some of my pieces here: The Small Pleasures in […]

Autumn skies in Australia

April 19, 2011

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It’s my last day in Barraba, in the northwest of NSW, Australia. It’s such a beautiful part of the world, I thought I would share some of my photos taken over the past month. Crisp morning sunrise and twilight sunset photos.

Pembury Stables: dust, leather, wood and wire

March 6, 2011

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The old Pembury stables – dust, leather, wood & wire. See the rest of the set on my Flickr.