Creative Crafts, Admirable Artists, Reflective Reviews

ArtsHub: “SOUL fury”

"SOUL fury" displayed at the Bendigo Art Gallery SOUL fury is the first visual art exhibition I have reviewed. With works from sixteen female artists within Islamic culture, I discovered great works with powerful messages. Impactful. Enjoy my review!

Public Praise, Self Stretch

Critique of My Book: Geetanjali, Ankita and Kia

Kia's blog Ankita's blog Geetanjali's blog I was approached by Geetanjali, an avid reader and book reviewer, who had seen Erin Nicole Cochran's Readers' Favorite review for Journey into the Shadow and the Sunshine. Geetanjali offered to review my book, along with two of her friends who are also avid readers and book reviewers. All… Continue reading Critique of My Book: Geetanjali, Ankita and Kia

Teaching Travails

Human Being

Our teachers' union. For most teachers, Education Support (ES), assistant principals and principals, Term 2 sees a peak in workload. The pressures of report-writing and related activities are part of this already-excessive burden.  So begins the email from the Australian Education Education, ever battling the state government to make conditions for teachers better. I don't… Continue reading Human Being

Public Praise, Self Stretch

Critique of My Book: Clarissa Pattern

Clarissa's Goodreads profile Clarissa Pattern found my book on Readers' Favorite and approached me for a Review Exchange. Not only did I receive the most marvellous commentary from her about Journey into the Shadow and the Sunshine, I got to read the incredible book she authored! (Read about her book in an upcoming post.) Here… Continue reading Critique of My Book: Clarissa Pattern

Mindful Musings

Garden Ornaments

We have interesting garden ornaments. Take our pushbikes, for example: they were never designed to be garden ornaments - but that's what they evolved into, given our lack of attention to them. We exercise every day. However, we're not frequent riders. This is somewhat of a surprise as we've been frequent riders in the past.… Continue reading Garden Ornaments

Public Praise, Self Stretch

Critique of My Books: I Write Her

Susi Bocks' blog I discovered this wonderful website by Susi Bocks ... I'm so glad I did! Susi took on the WordPress Challenge to 'post every day in January': coming into my inbox was a variety of poetry and themes. Susi accepted my request to review my work: she looked at both of them, saying,… Continue reading Critique of My Books: I Write Her

Mindful Musings

White Privilege

What does White Privilege give me, apart from access to an excellent education and quality health care? What does White Privilege give me, apart from a sense of worth and a place in the world? What does White Privilege give me, apart from freedom and security? White Privilege gives me time to grieve when a… Continue reading White Privilege