IT’S NOT GOODBYE, IT’S SEE YOU LATER…..part two

My most favourite time of the year when I was little wasn’t Christmas. It was when we visited my Grandma in a little town out west. If we went at Christmas time, it was doubly exciting! Not only did we get to see Grandma, but we got to see our favourite cousins, who were always … Continue reading IT’S NOT GOODBYE, IT’S SEE YOU LATER…..part two

THE LUCKY COUNTRY

My heart is broken today. A petition by Mission Australia which has caught my eye and reignited the burning at my core again. Homelessness – the underestimated reality for many families of which is growing every day. Why? Why, in a country like Australia, where we are meant to be the lucky country, with all … Continue reading THE LUCKY COUNTRY

What are SCHOOL ZONES for?

I have come to the conclusion that school safety zones (aka school zones) are evil. If you’re not from Australia, you probably have no idea what I am talking about. School zones are an area around schools which are sectioned to be a lower speed limit to help protect our children before and after school. … Continue reading What are SCHOOL ZONES for?

I GIVE A GONSKI!!!

Have you heard lately, all the stuff about how children in Australia are taught and how they are assessed? I have, too. And it is interesting because just last week, I put up on my FB Author Page, a video discussing something along the very same lines – teaching and assessing children. From this video, … Continue reading I GIVE A GONSKI!!!