#Istandformercy BUT…

#Istandformercy BUT…

I get that talking about the death penalty to kids is hard.  I do.  But why are we only talking to our kids about human rights and unjust deaths when Indonesia or Egypt does it?What about Ms Dhu? What about Ms Locke? What about Reza Barati?  What about...
We’ll weather the weather

We’ll weather the weather

As we flew into Sydney from Dubai last Monday morning, my Cassidy was shrieking with excitement as we bounced through the turbulence during descent.  The lady across me, gripping her husbands arm in a grip that would surely leave a permanent imprint, was not...
Of bearded men and running

Of bearded men and running

I know this could be as controversial as the anti-vax conversation but I need to get it out there.  I don’t think people with beards should run.Ever.Unless they are being chased by a bear.  A big one. I keep seeing men clad in lycra or baggy shorts...
Dubai didn’t have a big pineapple

Dubai didn’t have a big pineapple

Dubai has a lot of big and expensive things.  The world’s tallest building, the world’s biggest single aquarium, the world’s biggest mall, the world’s biggest airport, the biggest water slide, most expensive spa treatments, and so on. It...