Ancestry as Fossil

It was a fabulous experience to prepare a conversation for the AFTS 2022 conference in Brisbane. Inspired by the Flesh to Fossil theme, Lauren and I discussed the idea of ancestry as fossil and thinking of our audience not just ourselves from the very beginning, our discussions began. Through the course of our preparations, weContinue reading “Ancestry as Fossil”

Some Facts on Cultural Diversity Australia (2014)

For more information check out HUMAN RIGHTS AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY   This makes for interesting reading and all the following are based upon studies and surveys.  I particularly like the infographic above which summarises a longer document. Australians identify with more than 270 ancestries. Most new migrants say they feel a strong sense of belongingContinue reading “Some Facts on Cultural Diversity Australia (2014)”

Paper Boats

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Creative Commons Flickr Geson Ratnow Paper boats conjure dreams of petals soaked by scents of the ocean. Traveling boats float in shadows people who have a simple hope for happy lands, but white markers sink in sandy earth marking graves of people who cannot resist new germs. ‘Once watched paper…