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Sorry Day

Today is National Sorry Day in Australia, to commemorate injustices perpetrated against the Indigenous peoples of Australia, particularly the injustices of the Stolen Generation. Kevin Rudd apologised for that in 2008, but – as I saw in a documentary recently – we still have a long way to go. 293 more words

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Holy Damn

May 19th was the one year mark. I feel awful that I missed it, though I’m not sure how I would have really celebrated. It is awesome to know I didn’t just give up on this after a week. 86 more words

FIRST BOOKLET IN THE WORLD

We have just finished the booklet “African Village Entrepreneurship”. We got the ten first copies from the printer last week. As far as we know, this is the first booklet of its kind written for people who live in far off villages, such as deep in the rainforest of Cameroon. 100 more words

Cameroon

#BringThemHere

From GetUp! – an email earlier in the week:

The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea has ruled that detaining people in Australia’s abusive Manus Island camp is illegal. 402 more words

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Gorgeous for a Cause

Over the course of the last year, I have been more vocal in my story as a survivor of suicide. You see, I lost my husband Mike to suicide on July 4th, 2011. 14 more words

Single Mom

WT&TT: The Unexpected Utility of Science Fiction (reblogged)

Really interesting. I think I like sci-fi and just about any type of fantasy because of the ability to explore the “what-ifs” safely, usually in such a way as certain things are imagined as better than they are today (and if not, then the things which should change – then and now – are usually illustrated starkly). 356 more words

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It's been nearly a year....who's next???

So, it’s been almost a year since I shaved and cut my hair. The World’s Greatest Shave is coming around again soon. I won’t be shaving this time, but I’ve already seen a few “Sponsor Me” badges and pages. 677 more words

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