The chill of early morning air last Friday urged me to climb the slopes of my friend’s vineyard briskly to begin a day of pruning. My assigned duty - collect cuttings after secateurs had severed the dead from the living. The rhythm of blades snapping on vines, classical choral renditions resonating through the valley, mingled with pleasant conversations under a cloudless sky, lifted my spirits to the heavens. Occasional solitude can be a friend. However, the joy of working t
Take a moment to listen to my interview with Lindsay McDougall yesterday afternoon on the launch of 'Wall of Tears.' It commences 1:39:27 into the programme. Click on the link below. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/illawarra/programs/drive/drive/13389812 There are still places available to attend the launch at Nowra Library this afternoon, June 23 at 5pm. Register through the Library website or phone the library.
‘In My Blood It Runs’ is an intimate look inside the world of a charismatic 10-year-old Arrernte/Garrwa boy, Dujuan and his family. The documentary charts the challenges Dujuan faces, including prejudice in school and on the streets of Alice Springs. ‘In My Blood It Runs’ reveals the ways First Nations communities continue to negotiate colonial culture and keep their identities and cultures alive through self-determination, the revitalisation of languages and cultural practic