Monthly Archives: January 2013

The hollow ring of Holocaust Day

The hollow ring of Holocaust Day.

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The days so drab

The days so drab did pulsate, as tendrils of the past, drew creepingly beside me; held my heart so fast. And in the watered moments, when threads of hope were lost, I gathered up the detritus; wove dregs with aching … Continue reading

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Cultivating a good understanding of what is and is not a cult……

  I was talking to a friend yesterday about her experience with a ‘self awareness group’ quite a few years ago and how long it took her to work through the effects. She was lucky because she was aware and … Continue reading

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The hollow ring of Holocaust Day

As Holocaust Day comes around again, a day which should be dedicated to all who have suffered from genocide but which has been ‘confiscated’ by Judaism, it is hard not to think of what has been done in the name … Continue reading

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Beauty in death

  The touch is firm upon the flesh of death; the wrap of slow embrace. A drawing closer till the breath in silent lifting rises still and yearns to break through barren lips; a final freeing from the Self of … Continue reading

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Making sense of common sense

I remember when my children were young, listening to parents talking about what they wanted or wished for their children which was usually academic, sporting or professional achievement or good looks or good luck and asking myself what I wanted … Continue reading

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Time to ban tipping as the legalised begging that it is…..

There was a story in the Sydney Morning Herald this morning about employers in restaurants confiscating tips. It  provides yet another reason to ban tipping. Given the fact that staff in Australia are paid a good minimum wage and don’t … Continue reading

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