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There's no place like homeless

A couple of weeks ago, I did something wrong. Or, more accurately, something that many people say is wrong. And I knew this at the time.  1,914 more words

Life And Learning - Thinking Space

Be careful what you wish for - the 2016 Federal election edition

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If you’ve ever wondered whether your vote on election day counts – because you’re feeling disillusioned with the choices, perhaps, or you don’t think your vote will have much impact anyway – let me share what I’m experiencing now. 1,099 more words

Life And Learning - Thinking Space

Place Matters #2 - Who on earth are you?

The question ‘Who on earth do you think you are?‘ might sound like a strange one for this series on places. What does ‘Who I am’ 886 more words

Place And Space

Place Matters #1 - Planning to make a difference

I recently wrote about how frustrated I felt with the way many of us – politicians and everyday people alike – jump  from topic to topic, getting worked up but not for long and not really making changes. 883 more words

Place And Space

My experience as an Oxfam Trailwalker volunteer

Last year, I was part of a team that completed the Melbourne Oxfam Trailwalker event, walking together for 100km on the outskirts of townships, up and over low mountain ranges, and to Jells Park, within Melbourne suburbia, to raise money for Oxfam Australia’s many wonderful projects. 1,118 more words

Just For Fun - Personal Space

Left Bank Residency: day 2


Second day, and the temporary studio is in place. A series of foraging sorties to the conveniently located builders’ merchants across the road, and bag loads of stuff from my normal studio are scattered across a large piece of polythene spread over a cold and unforgiving stone floor. 234 more words

What is the true cost of housing - and is it too high a price?

If there is one thing that seems to make people angry in my line of work, it is the suggestion of changes to planning rules around housing. 2,017 more words

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