Posts from February 2014

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The tragedy of suicide

by peter k

The news of Charlotte Dawson’s death is very sad.  Charlotte had a very public battle with depression and finally decided to take her own life. We can only imagine how much pain she was in and how painful this is to those close to her and love her. No matter how much we love someone […]

Job losses for people with manual intelligence

by peter k

I have never been very good with my hands. I admire those who are. This has impacted on the kind of work I have been able to do, as it has my friends whose intelligence is wonderfully expressed through using their hands. Currently many jobs in our country are disappearing for people who can only […]

Hanging On

by peter k

I used to live in an area where people lost homes on the weekend due to fire. It brought back to me the feelings of vulnerability that many people shared five years ago on Black Saturday in Victoria. Not that my situation was anything like those who lost family and property and who still suffer. […]