Camping with Others

I never really understood the attraction of camping in a caravan park. When I was a kid my family would go camping every year for two weeks from Boxing Day. We'd pack the Kombie full to the roof (which is even more impressive when you know that the middle seats were taken out). Then Dad… Continue reading Camping with Others

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Hoping for Others

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster in England, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, last night gave a valedictory lecture at Westminster Cathedral. It includes an interesting perspective on the history of Catholicism in Britain over the last 160 years, but also some rather beautiful insights into the role of the Church in our secular society. The Church… Continue reading Hoping for Others

Good Laws

As far as I'm aware there are only really 3 duties that are imposed upon citizens of Australia. Of course, there are a whole lot of things that your country respectfully asks you to refrain from doing - shooting people who walk too slow along busy streets, etc. On the whole we tend to proscribe… Continue reading Good Laws

HOPE STREET – Urban Orientation

I wrote recently about the Hope Street Urban Orientation that Emma and I went on in Woolloomooloo. There's another one coming up in November. If you are in Sydney and interested, details can be found here. HOPE STREET - Urban Orientation