The concept of space is a wily one — is it the nothingness between things or is it the things themselves which define what we perceive as the space? There’s the wonder of “outer space” ,the force field of my “personal space”, and then the “space” which has come between…


Standing under a midday Sun, gravel and pebbles underfoot, a washed out blue sky with wisps of cloud. There is a breeze and there are flys. There is a wide flat creek bed but no water, not today. There are big sturdy gnarled gum trees the kind that stand up…


Oh, so that’s who you are.

I’m at work, I’m working, he’s at work, your Dads at work, why are you still working, I’m sick of work , I’m late for work, I can’t go to work today, work is giving me the shits, I love my work, he’s late home from work, work is getting…


In October 2017 it was reported that Pope Francis no longer abided the catholic concept of purgatory — being a place of purification before entering heaven. This halfway house is apparently problematic for many catholics who understandably would prefer a higher level of assurance about entering heaven after having lived…


Just when you thought the challenge of life — the quest to be meaningful, stable, appropriately adventurous and provide for others was all but over, or at the very least the downhill section was in sight, a potential new role has emerged. A role well suited to your particular cohort, and one requiring your mix of skills, experience and circumstances.

The role — available for the taking, is to speak up and relevantly put an honest view, question, idea or suggestion, free from ideology. That’s it — simple — no tricks.

How can that possibly be a role you ask?

Well next time you are chatting at your workplace, pub…

Peter Slattery

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