• When you’re shut down by Covid-19 – again!

    Today (Thursday 9th July 2020) marks the beginning of another period of shut down, or return to Level 3 restrictions for the population of greater Melbourne (Australia) and the Mitchell Shire (a local government area which stretches north of Melbourne up the Hume Highway). Once again, we are being directed to stay home, only to […]

  • We’re in different boats but the same storm

    We’re not all actually in the same boat – but we are in the same storm. For some, the last few months have been tumultuous and terrifying. They’ve lost loved ones (even multiple), faced financial hardship and experienced pain from every angle. Others have been fighting to save lives on the frontlines, led countries and […]

  • Living in isolation: is this really like living through a time of war?

    As our days of living in isolation have stretched into weeks and months, three events have occurred, prompting me to think about if and/or how our current situation may be analogous to living through a time of war. And, and how we will remember this time in the future? But for today, how can we […]

  • May you be richly blessed in ‘iso.’

    In case you haven’t guessed yet, in our strange new world, ‘iso’ simply means ‘isolation!’ For us, in isolation at home, how do we entertain our (now) big, boisterous and lovable adolescent chocolate Lab x Pointer dog who is so sociable that he wants to get out, greet, play with and lick to bits every […]