Its the 24th monthly instalment of Are The World Blogfest and this is my contribution. This week Canberra had its coldest day ever; the extremes of Climate Change are upon us and yet the right wing conservatives, our leaders, drag their dinosaur feet in accepting this fact and making necessary changes. But then, it is… Read More WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: The Art of Change
It’s the The 23rd #WATWB and cohosts for this month are: Shilpa Garg, Inderpreet Uppal, Peter Nena, Lizbeth Hartz, Eric Lahti. This week in Australia we had the Anzac Day holiday just after Easter. At its best its a time of rembrance of the personal stories of the men and women who fought in past… Read More WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: Healing War Wounds
Yesterday Adelaide was the hotest city in the world. The city reached its highest temperature ever of 46.2 degrees.Elsewhere around Australia, the relentless heatwave continues. While the emphasis is always on we humans, how does it affect animals, wild and domesticated, who have higher body temperatures than us? It’s those small acts of compassion which… Read More WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: One Small Act of Compassion
I often wonder why Australia is so cruel to Asylum Seekers when so many of them want to contribute to the Australian way of life. I saw this young woman interviewed on the ABC’s 7.30 report and thought “Wow!What an amazing person” Soumi and her family fled the terrors in her Sri Lankan homeland and… Read More WATB#WeAreTheWorldBlogfest:An Unstoppable, Radiant Light
Each month I participate in a wonderful blogfest called WeAreTheWorld (#WATWB) which seeks 6o bring positive stories higlighting the goodness and not the shadow side of humanity. This month the cohosts are Eric Lahti,Inderpreet Uppal,Shilpa Garg, Mary Giese and Roshan Radhakrishnan Please visit them for more great WATWB stories. We live in a society in… Read More WeAreTheWorld Blogfest: For the love of the Unwanted
Australian farmers have been going through a tough time with a severe drought. But a recent food contamination scare-someone spiking strawberries with needles-made it twice as tough for strawberry growers. This heartfelt response from Queenslanders, demonstrated much needed emotional and practical support for the farmers. Strawberry sundaes sell out in Brisbane, raising more than $50,000… Read More WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: Sweet relief for Strawberry Farmers
This is the 16th installment of this blogfest which seeks to promote positive stories of humanity to counter the miasma of constant negativity of mainstream news. The cohosts for this month are: Simon Falk, Andrea Michaels, Shilpa Garg, Sylvia Stein, Belinda Witzenhausen. Please visit their blogs for other inspiring stories. I love this story of… Read More WeAreTheWorldBlogfest; Who Has The Right To Beauty?