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To fix the housing affordability problem, we need to agree on what the problem is

It’s great the federal government and opposition parties have finally acknowledged the cost of housing is too high – and in fact, many Australians cannot find housing to buy or rent anyway. 1,487 more words

Life And Learning - Thinking Space

Kindness in action - how well do you know your neighbourhood?

When I was very young – many, many years ago (but long after 1969 – that’s just an example because I’m really not THAT old, ahem), I used to love watching Sesame Street. 1,665 more words

Making Progress

Five reasons why November is a great time to go on holiday

Who goes on holidays in mid November? Isn’t it too busy? Too many commitments in November (the new December), too many end of year deadlines looming, finals for sporting teams, end of school events. 1,082 more words

Home And Family - My Base

A life lesson from our week in Yamba, northern New South Wales

I’m writing this sitting on the grassy banks above the Main Beach of Yamba, northern NSW, having just been swimming, body surfing and building sand creations. 669 more words


When books and places collide - My review of Our Tiny, Useless Hearts

Week three of my series about what I’m learning from reading and how that applies to how we can understand the physical world in which we live (you can read the previous ones… 927 more words

Self Awareness

How the number of kids trick or treating in your neighbourhood reflects its urban design (Maybe)

Halloween has just passed us here in Australia. Over the past two to three decades, the tradition has become more strongly embraced by many kids (and their families), in particular the opportunity to dress up and go from house to house, trick or treating for candy (or lollies, as I still call them). 677 more words

Place And Space

A Novel Perspective on places - Kate Norton's The Lake House

Bringing two of my passions together, this is the first in what I hope will be an occasional series of posts based on novels (and sometimes non fiction books) I’ve been reading. 934 more words

Life And Learning - Thinking Space