Monthly Archives: August 2013

An evolving vegetarian?

Lots of people have been evolving on various things in the last year. In fact, it seems to have become a fashion. In the US, President Obama ‘evolved’ over gay marriage. In Australia, Tony Abbott evolved over paid parental leave. … Continue reading

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The joys of doing something creative

Please note: this is my blog site. For information about editing an academic thesis click here. Recently I bought a ukulele, and began attending beginners’ classes with the Melbourne Ukulele Kollective (and yes, that is Kollective with a K.) They … Continue reading

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Diamonds among the dust

 Sometimes, amongst the awful things that happen in the world, you see someone who reacts  differently  than you expect. Tonight I saw a television item about Michelle Knight, one of the three women who were kidnapped and held in a … Continue reading

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