“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel,” poet and writer Maya Angelou What is Care? Is Care… love? or is care providing basic needs? Is Care a service? Can you put a price on care? Can care … More The Care Factor
A poem inspired by this article Another day, another dave*, who knows best This Dave sees a world full of misantropists And as a parliamentarian he is using all his power To “call out double standards” that make men cower If ‘all men are rapists’, “stop shagging men” He cries He then slut shames … More Another day, Another Dave #notalldaves
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There was a young woman name Eurydice, Who, by all accounts, was very nice. Funny and clever, Remembered forever, With the unassuming power of edelweiss. The Legacy of Eurydice is deeper than her death, and yet it is in her death that her voice is loudest. She is the 30th…
A tory conservative said “no” Because “bureaucracy”, you know He agrees upskirting is wrong But still gave it the gong Revealing himself as a twit Lacking a certain grit. But what upsets me more Is that it needs to be law That our rape culture ways Allows such forays
There was a young woman name Eurydice, Who, by all accounts, was very nice. Funny and clever, Remembered forever, With the unassuming power of edelweiss. The Legacy of Eurydice is deeper than her death, and yet it is in her death that her voice is loudest. She is the 30th Australian woman to die by … More The Legacy of Eurydice
You’re a seasoned Mother You’ve birthed before You did it well You know the score You know your body Your know your mind But third time ’round Here’s what you’ll find: You’ll be told it was just luck And to forget all you’ve inferred For anything can happen now, This is The Curse of The … More Curse of The Third
Books for rebel girls, girls can rule the world Be extraordinary. Be qualified. Be more than. Be bold. Be tough. Make noise! Aiming for equality but is it the right direction? Why not an ordinary life, lived well with love and care? The values I hear are Me me me The time is … More Be inspired!
What is the difference between Support and Assistance? Do you know if you will meet resistance? Who is on your side and on your behalf can speak? Are you prepared if you end ‘up the creek’? Assistance is great, if you need it for sure. But without Support your prognosis is poor. In birthing … More Do you need Assistance or Support?
The parallels between birthing and dying are profound. It can be an awesome experience to observe and a great honour to be present in the moment. Or it can be a stressful, awkward experience. Following are two poems. The first is a medicalised experience, full of fear and uncertainty. The second could be a natural, … More Facing Birth Facing Death
As you escape into Peace, Love and Khaki Socks be prepared: dress comfortably – and for the tropics. No matter where you are. The very talented Kim Lock, in her debut novel, will leave you mopping your brow as you swelter in the Darwin heat. Kim Lock writes beautifully. Each paragraph will transport you, you will feel every … More Book review: peace, love and khaki socks by Kim Lock