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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

Reflection

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

Places matter: Sport's role in community building (The Grand Final edition)


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This weekend, Australian sports lovers were treated to two spectacular events.

In the Australian Football League (AFL), the Footscray Football Club (aka the Western Bulldogs) came from seventh place at the end of the home and away season, narrowly winning its matches to qualify for the Grand Final on Saturday. 1,212 more words

Place And Space

Making Progress: Refining my focus

For anyone who’s been following my blog, you will notice that:

a) I have written a number of times that I want to this blog to focus on the importance of good places and spaces – the quality of our urban environment – with the aim of raising more interest and awareness, and hopefully involvement in how we shape our world. 528 more words

Reflection