Necessary Nature

Elemental Fires of Fury

March marks the traditional end of the fire season in Australia. It’s a time to thank the fireys for another season’s physically- and emotionally-demanding work, battling dangerous fires on the ground and in the logistics centres: I myself was a volunteer firefighter for 15 years, although my number of turnouts was relatively small. I give… Continue reading Elemental Fires of Fury

Necessary Nature

Sustainability of the Heart

1 July 2018 marked the start of the single-use plastic bag ban in Victoria. My question  is: why did it take so long? Every time I see newsfeeds of the amount of rubbish in landfill that doesn’t decompose, the number of marine animals which die from consuming plastic and other waste, and that huge whirlpool of… Continue reading Sustainability of the Heart