The Canberra Conundrum →
Norman Abjornsen, a former university lecturer of mine, derides Australia’s seat of government with precision. As a resident, however, he has ignored to mention the benefits he gains from living in such a place, which is what the article misses. Canberra is a benevolent hub that smiles on it’s residents, that offers them opportunity and careers that are prohibitive elsewhere. The...
Australia is a multicultural nation. Monocultural... →
An important contribution to the push for a national policy on multiculturalism in Australia, with reference to the current situation in Europe.
Porteno Argentinian Grill →
I have never read such an animated and enthusiastic review from Terry Durack ever before. Porteno just moved to the top of my ‘must try’ list. Warning: do not read if hungry, also if Vegetarian. The way he describes all the meat in the article had me salivating.
Nothing New Month →
I’m going to try doing the Salvo’s Nothing New Month - where you buy nothing new for the month of October. This link is great advice on how to curb your purchasing habits and your stuff. Wish me luck. The Boy is at Ikea & I’m dying on the inside because I can’t get him to pick anything up for me. Great start to the month so far.
Gratitude Journaling & Energy Friends →
Kris Carr writes about gratitude journaling & shares her love list for today. My absolute favourite gratitude of hers is the following: “I am grateful to friends who honour my boundaries and give me space to grow and heal and love and fall and disappoint and love and be. Folks who demand too much of my energy get phased out. I send them love but don’t return their...
Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realise...– Lao Tzu, courtesy of Zen Habits http://zenhabits.net/perfect/