Everyday awe

I want to remember moments of awe in everyday life, especially at times when sad news can be overwhelming. Sometimes this feeling is prompted by music played on the radio, such as Fiona Loader's evocative Lorikeet Corroboree, which I heard for the first time last week. Also Nardi Simpson's Of Stars and Birds and the … Continue reading Everyday awe

Things that are making me happy

Happy new year! As always, the holidays are coming to an end too quickly so I am reminding myself to hold on to that holiday feeling. I've borrowed the title of this post from a regular blog series by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandmybest which often features swimming, gin, walking and chocolate. (Another thing I love about … Continue reading Things that are making me happy

Out the back door

Image source: Judy Horacek. (Love her work). This post is drawn from my experiments with academic writing practices in a recent book chapter: “Academic Writing from the Depths: An autoethnographic and organisational account” in Academic Writing and Identity Constructions (edited by Louise Thomas and Anne Reinertsen). In a previous post, I described why I enjoy … Continue reading Out the back door