This week, we celebrated a lovely little girl’s birthday. My daughter and I went to choose a gift for her and decided on a tiara, tutu, an..
In the face of injustice, the horrors of war, and the forces of nature, humanitarian efforts amaze me. The courage and compassion that lea..
As I neared the end of my secondary school education, my mum asked me, ‘What are you going to do when you finish school?’
My response w..
By now, most of your friend’s new year’s resolutions are fleeting dreams dashed on the cold, harsh rocks of reality.
Not yours, of cour..
I would like to think that every child has an imaginary friend. I did, and I know for a fact that both my kids and now their kids have at ..
Heading home from a work trip, I was waiting in a hotel lobby in Singapore when a young man pushed his way to the counter to check out. He..
Sometimes, we must pause, take a deep breath, believe and as we exhale, release all our preconceived ideas and emotive reactions.
Need is all around us, you don’t have to look far to find it. The more you look, the more you find. Without some sort of internal regulati..
Somewhere in the northeast quarter of Sicily, as we rounded a bend by a grand but incidental rail bridge, we spotted a roadside fruit and ..
My story begins nearly 30 years ago on a public holiday near Wesley Boatshed on the South Perth foreshore. Back in the days when the highe..