Would you kill this bird?

18 August, 2021 Would You Kill This Bird? How about the entire species? Last year, multinational conglomerate Adani changed the name of its Australian mining operation to “Bravus”, which they believed was Latin for “brave”. Turns out the word actually means “crooked” or “mercenary”. Just saying. Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland is an appalling project for so …

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Travelling backwards

17 Sept, 2020 Travelling backwards Reflections on an outback road trip I’ve just returned from ten days in outback New South Wales. Typically for Australian road trips, this involved many hours of listening to AM radio while observing the landscape slowly evolve through different climate zones. Although I felt very fortunate to drive anywhere during …

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The new rules

12 Jun 2020 The New Rules Our world is changing, Karen. Change is difficult. Change is scary. Change is inevitable and necessary. Society’s rulebook is now in the midst of a major rewrite, and that is a good thing. Someday we might reach the other side as better humans on a better planet. Some of …

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