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I’m teetering
between cultures
and writing from a seesaw.

Legs bent
hands gripped bar
feet on ground.

The earth that
pushes back
is a muddy mix of… 110 more words


Monday Music: Troubled times

I’ve been hearing too much bad news lately. Some of it on the other side of the world — Gaza, ebola, MH17 — some of it closer to home. 31 more words


A Poem

Vivo en una puerta,

Bisagra, Bifurcación

Demoro en el pasillo

Coyuntura, Articulación

Esquina, Cruce, Puente de ida y vuelta.

I live in a door,

Hinge, Fork on the road… 18 more words


My Toddler's Bilingual Development

I have been recording (mostly on Facebook) my daughters’ bilingual development. The following conversation took place when she was 1 year and 11 months old. 367 more words

Language:Culture Expression & Identity

Te Karere

Professional learning this year is using a fictional news item for Te Karere. Staff are nek nominating each other to participate. After Kim spent the last couple of months forgetting that she had nominated me, I got in there. 90 more words


Summer for Bilingual Families: Holiday or Family Visit?

(Version française ici , merci)

After a busy time at school for the children and at work for the parents, everyone needs a little rest and relaxation. 523 more words


Monday Music: NAIDOC

This week is NAIDOC week, celebrating the ‘history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’.

There is so much music that I could share in celebration of the traditional custodians of this land, but I’m sticking to just a couple. 199 more words