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Papua New Guinea on my mind

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been on my mind for a few reasons lately.

First, I read a book set in PNG: Drusilla Modjeska’s The Mountain… 375 more words


In exile, but 'Still a Pygmy'

I admit I felt a bit uneasy at the idea of reading a book called ‘Still a Pygmy’. Isn’t that a bit, well, politically incorrect? 1,258 more words


"Touch me with no hands..."

“Touch me with no hands, Hold me with your eyes. Unwind me with your mind tonight.”

Remember #musicmonday on twitter used to be poppin? Whatever happened to the good ol hashtag days instead of #throwbackthursdays :/ 311 more words


Dancing in the face of death

These days, in Australia, it’s rare to go to the funeral of someone who has died of AIDS. It’s now almost two decades since combination therapy turned the epidemic around, and as effective treatments are rolled out across the world, the number of people dying of AIDS is declining even in poorer countries. 480 more words


Force of nature

The heartbeat is a force of nature.

The heartbeat drives all mammalian life, all movement, all rhythm.

It’s a source of the rhythms of drums and dance. 1,263 more words


Monday Music: Anzac Day

I tried to ignore Anzac Day. I was fed up with all the 100 years hype.

I cooked, I went for a walk, I did housework, I wrote a new page for this blog explaining… 410 more words


We are all human

It’s only a few days since 147 young people were killed, and 79 injured, by members of the religious extremist organisation Al Shabab at a university in Garissa, Kenya. 863 more words