Tag Archives: equality

The privilege of walking alone down the street without fear

  For most blokes in Australia they reckon the women in their communities get it pretty good, especially when compared to women in other countries. Well for me, I think that unless a woman has exactly the same access and … Continue reading

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The Irony of Ramadan in Dubai…

I’m not much of an Islamic scholar (understatement) but my thinking was that a component of Ramadan (the Islamic discipline of fasting during daylight hours for a lunar month) was to give you thoughts, perspectives and raise empathy towards the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 Life, Opinions / Thoughts / Reflections, Travels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

An Unnatural Disaster

(Note. I wrote this two weeks ago and I don’t have any picture to accompany as too dangerous if I get spotted…) It is with a heavy heart I go to sleep tonight thinking about the multitude of people who … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day to All!

Today is my favourite International such-and-such Day of the year. It is International Women’s Day 8 March. A couple of reasons for IWD being my favourite International Day of the year: Women and in particular girls are one of the … Continue reading

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What’s in a shower…?

A bright and beautiful sunrise on one side and quite dark and gloomy on the other is my advantage point over Kampala this morning (2 weeks ago). Luckily this doesn’t reflect my state of being as well. I wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 Life, Opinions / Thoughts / Reflections, Simply Happy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

34 to 35 – Thoughts under an old gumtree

This time last year I was sitting in a tiny bus stop shelter as a spectacular thunder and lighting storm came through Quebec City. As I walked back to my host’s place I happen to stumble across a posh hotel … Continue reading

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The World is my Classroom

I’m a teacher. I’m a proud teacher. I love telling people I am a teacher. And when I am in developed countries, like Australia, most people say ‘but your not a teacher now’ when they learn that I don’t teach … Continue reading

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