Where’s the love?

The other day a friend said, “With all the horrible things happening in the world – all the horrible, hateful, violent things – where’s the love? Where’s the goodness gone?” I understand what he meant. We are bombarded constantly...

Je suis Raif

Today’s blog is in honour of Raif Badawi. For those of you who haven’t yet heard of him, Raif is a Saudi. He is a blogger who tried to encourage discussion about religious and political matters. He was found guilty of insulting the clerics of Islam and...

“Heaven is Real”.

So, it turns out the Boy Who Came Back from Heaven book is fiction. The young lad has admitted to making it up for “some attention”. I would have thought that the horrific injuries he sustained in the car crash, that left him in need of full-time care,...

A week of contrasts

It’s a week since the fires began in the gorgeous Adelaide Hills. The fire was officially declared “contained” a day or so ago. Since then we’ve had a constant downpour of rain. The meterologists have said it’s the “biggest rain...

Hot, windy and scary.

I should be thinking about my blog this morning but I can’t settle to it. Serious fires are raging not that far away from me and many people I know have had to leave their homes to find safety. Last night, I drove to my daughter’s house (we were going out...