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It’s mid-winter in Sydney. And as anyone close to me knows, I don’t like the cold. That’s putting it mildly. Each morning I tie my scarf tight, pull my jacket close and cycle (mostly uphill), precariously balancing camera, lenses and laptop against the chilly wind to get to college. Yet when the warm burst of classroom air hits me and I find my seat in the lecture hall, it’s not lost on… Read More

For everyone who believes in you, has faith in you, thank them. It is rare and I have learnt that a few good people can overpower a sea of negativity. For everyone who believes in second chances, thank you. I don’t know anyone who has got it right the first time; second chances allow us to reset and restart. For everyone who has jumped to conclusions knowing only a fragment of the… Read More

There’s really nothing like that first sip of tea in the morning. I love that last gulp of sweetness before I surrender to the day. This morning it was in a takeaway paper cup on a crowded train, but I loved it anyway. In a week crammed with the responsibility of school activities, work and long commutes, the calm that it brings is worth savouring. A friend of mine likens a normal… Read More

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