Sharper Yet: The Hurdles Crew and Youth Inspiring Positive Change

It’s not often that I can be found sipping coffee in the company of a large group of young volunteers and their partners and sponsors on a Sunday morning. But so it was today, in a cool tent at the lovely Terra Nova Hotel in the heart of steamy, warm Kingston. The Positive Organisation (Youths … More Sharper Yet: The Hurdles Crew and Youth Inspiring Positive Change

The In-Between Blues: Freewheeling down to 2013

It’s an odd time of year. I often feel confused, but the predominant feeling is sheer, unadulterated laziness. I ought to be doing something constructive, I don’t know what. But I don’t feel like doing it. I want to continue slumped on the sofa, watching DVDs and finishing off the amazing box of dark chocolates … More The In-Between Blues: Freewheeling down to 2013

Is it Really June 6?

Is it really June 6, 2012?  Doesn’t that make it World Environment Day 2012?  It is?  OK… Because I have hardly heard a whisper about it all day today.  I have heard a lot of politicians blustering and guffawing in the House of Representatives over the Budget; the trade winds have continued to trouble us … More Is it Really June 6?