WATB:WeAreTheWorldBlogfest; Mother Nature’s Resilience CSIRO names 212 new species of insects, fish, plants

This is my contribution to the wonderful monthly blogfest WeAreTheWorld, a Blogfest is all about spreading the love and the cohosts this month are Shilpa Garg,Simon Falk, Mary J Giese, Dan Antion, Damyanti Biswas. Biswas. Biswas. Mother Nature is wonderful isnt she? And without wanting to minimise the negative effects of human induced climate change,… Read More WATB:WeAreTheWorldBlogfest; Mother Nature’s Resilience CSIRO names 212 new species of insects, fish, plants

It’s a mall world or the importance of valuing difference

Wherever you go there they are. Woolies, Coles, Target, KMart, Priceline, or  McDonald’s, Hungry Jack’s, Domino’s Pizza. These are the shops which constitute the ubiquitous local Mall. Eastgate, Northgate, Fountaingate, generic names which have long lost any viable resonance with the gates of the medieval market town. Throughout Australia, and no doubt in  many other… Read More It’s a mall world or the importance of valuing difference