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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. 1,264 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



I try not to watch too much TV. It’s a bit of a vortex that takes time away from other important stuff, like blogging, bushwalking, going out with friends. 193 more words


A musical road to hope

There are too many worthy causes. That is, there are way more than anyone can afford to donate to. Except perhaps Bill Gates, or Gina Rinehart (if she had any inclination to be generous). 544 more words