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We’ve all heard the news. We’ve heard that our oceans are predicted to have more plastic than fish by 2050. We’ve heard the reports that the world’s carbon emissions are tracking on a 4-degree temperature rise rather than the below … Continue reading
The past few months I’ve been working on reducing plastic (and waste generally) in our house. We are not big consumers. We don’t get take away much, we try to eat healthily (and avoid excess packaging) and the purchase of … Continue reading
I don’t recall a day that has depressed me more than the 8th Nov 2016. The feeling of heaviness that hung over me with the realization that Trump had been elected was stifling. That the world had come to this! … Continue reading
Over the past decade I’ve had four kids. With each addition, I’ve become more and more aware of the issues facing women (particularly regarding balancing paid work and caring roles) in Australia and thus with each one, I’ve become more … Continue reading
Almost everyone will have been confronted with the phenomenon of the “no makeup selfie” raising awareness for breast cancer. They’re everywhere on social media accompanied with the usual hash tags – #nomakeupselfie, #beatcancersooner #breastcancerawreness. There’s been a lot of commentary … Continue reading