Water for Life

It’s around 8pm as I unwind from a busy day which has included planning and teaching various lessons, dodging trucks and motorbikes through chaotic streets by bike and buying soil for my soon-to-be-flourishing balcony ‘garden’. My belly is full of curry and rice and I’m contemplating devouring a square or two of chocolate. There are … More Water for Life

What a Load of Rubbish!

Strolling from my house, emerald coloured lorikeets screeching and the day’s warmth receding into a pale pink sky, I marvel at the rubbish I pass along the way. Rusty old appliances, couches with ripped upholstery and a rotting bookcase dumped on the footpath. Once functional and treasured items, now discarded, no longer wanted. Waiting expectedly … More What a Load of Rubbish!

Water Stories

Today I am thankful for water. For clean drinking water. For flushing toilets. For beaches and waterways which are safe to swim in. Last week I was staying with family in Sydney, where current kitchen renovations mean there is no operational stove, oven or kitchen sink. While cooking dinner, we mused about the minor inconvenience of having to wash dishes in the bathroom instead of conveniently in the kitchen. … More Water Stories