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I miss you Vala...

My sweet baby is gone.  My soul mate.  Vala mal Doran, my Tibetan Mastiff was much more than just a dog.  She was my confidant, my heart, my trusty companion, she was always there for me when I needed her.   507 more words


The 4 Principles of VCAL & My Orientation Project

This year I attended VALA’s conference and listened to Rod Sheehan from Peter Lalor Vocational College. He spoke of the need to make sure that VCAL projects had the following 4 principles – 388 more words


Integrated VCAL Projects connected to the real world.

This year in June, a colleague and myself presented at the VALA conference at Monash Uni.

The premise of the conference was – “To engage and support 21st century students on their journey towards independent adulthood we need to strike a balance between engaging the Head ( knowledge and theory), Hands ( practical application/skills) and Heart ( wellbeing and connectedness). 180 more words


Familjen Andersson

En cool kusin, en med ryggskott, en spillevinka, en höggravid, en glad lilleman, en snygg hönspappa och en shoppinggalen… gissa vem som är vem :)


inspired by art

Here’s an ambitious international/regional, art/poetry project that invites your participation. Ekphrastic Assimilations is “a months-long project culminating in an exhibition of painting, photography and mixed-media visual art by… 134 more words


Blake, D.H. Lawrence, and the Sexuality of God, by Myra Glazer

In the Blood of Eden

In his unrelenting rage and impassioned commitment (though scarcely in most of his actual views), Blake recalls the biblical prophets. Looking ahead, he also bears a remarkable kinship to that equally intense, iconoclastic artist of “terrifying honesty”, D.H. 4,643 more words

William Blake

Vala and Violette.

Vala and Violette. Click for full size.

© C. Ford