Something about 4H pencils
I’ve been re-organising, making a space for the husband to work at home. For me, writing and organising spaces scratches a similar itch. I..
Something about voting
Me, I like voting. Public policy and politics are the conversational river that flows through my marriage, as they flowed through my famil..
Something about the centre and the periphery
There’s an article I’ve been going back to since I first read it in August. By Ezekiel Kweku and Jane Coaston, it’s called, ‘White C..
Something about reasons to keep reading
My Bible is singing harmonies. Sometimes they’re well-rehearsed and easily recognised; Isaiah 52 and Daniel 7 and Luke 22, telling the sto..
Something about loving ALDI
For serious, I love ALDI.
I love having many fewer decisions to make. I’ve been shopping at ALDI since they opened in June, and I am no..
Something about sovereignty
The point of crucifixion was that it took people a long time to die. It was a careful, professionally managed practice intended to l..
Something about an architectural hymn
There’s a particular ‘thock’ when an adjustable triangle bumps against a parallel ruler. Until June, I hadn’t heard it for almost ten year..
Something about tall ships
So we’re at the Maritime Museum, looking up at Australia II.
‘Chicky,’ I say. ‘Can you imagine being on the deck of that yacht, with th..
Something about the year of no goals
It was such a weird January this year. Normally I’d have that Spirax notebook out, drawing up my standard 7-day grid, calculating how best..