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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

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Trains are a fascinating snapshot of the unhappiness pulse. Every day, millions of people trudge through their lives wishing they were somewhere else. Scarves pulled tight against the chill of winter, ardently keying messages and live streaming on their phones, we are lost in the pursuit of escape. Caught in a daydream that we think can never come true. If we could, if we dug deep and really believed it was possible,… 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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