One week ago today we had the last day of our holiday in Europe. It was a fantastic day which we spent wondering around Hyde Park in London. Many of the trees had changed to rich warm autumn colours in the 6 or so weeks since we were there at the beginning of our holiday. I went mad and photographed everything. I could see so many paintings and I wanted to take them all home with me.
It was freezing cold too which gave me a chance to wear the coat that I had bought in France.
My sister travels to India twice a year to help train the social workers that work with the refugees.She sent this email yesterday:"Today I talked with a 24year old Afghan guy whose father was killed, and now he supports two sisters and his mother (on $80 a month) having fled here to Delhi. They are still pursued […]
In case you missed the headlines, this December has been a historic month with 196 countries getting together in Lima, Peru for the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) and all agreeing to address greenhouse gas emissions for the first time – ever. The agreement is far from perfect on many counts, but it’s also […]
The incremental damage to the Special Areas, the heartlands of Sydney’s catchment, continues with yesterday’s announcement from the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC), giving the green light to India’s Wollongong Coal mine to continue mining within the Dam Notification Area of the Cataract Dam, … Continue reading →
And here’s the English translation of what I tried to say today. I wrote this after I made the recording, which, except for “一个单词列表 － Yīgè dāncí lièbiǎo”, I ad-libbed the whole thing. Shocking eh!!! Room for improvement you say? Me too … I’m working on it Direct Link to mp3 file Hello everyone, today […]
The Portfolio of members’ work can be downloaded here or a hard copy can be bought from the publisher’s site here. Thank you Trevor for putting this portfolio together, and congratulations on a job very well done!