Carers Week 2021 – Millions of Reasons to Care

“Carers are an essential part of our health system. They are the foundation of our aged, disability, palliative, and community care systems.” Every year 2.65 million Australian carers perform 2.2 billion hours of unpaid care. There are many reasons why a person may become a carer - disability, mental illness, chronic conditions, terminal illness and … Continue reading Carers Week 2021 – Millions of Reasons to Care

Reading in Dark Times

I don’t know about you, but I have been finding the last number of months to be quite challenging. The news is rather depressing. It’s probably always been depressing, but I, for one, am getting quite sick of the never-ending saga of Covid outbreaks, political stoushes and humanity’s general inability to be kind, tolerant and … Continue reading Reading in Dark Times

#BookSnapSunday – Great Expectations

Guilt and desire, money and the nature of capitalism are pervasive themes in Dickens’ magnificent novel. Pip’s expectation, before his expectations, is that he will be shown to have already committed a crime…The orphan Pip’s terrifying encounter with an escaped convict on the Kent marshes, and his mysterious summons to the house of Miss Havisham … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Great Expectations