The Challenge

Thirty days ago I started a 100 day physical challenge. I was already in the gym at 5.30 or 6am doing classes, walking at lunch time and fitting in a yoga class twice a week. I thought I was already doing more than enough for my fitness. This challenge however has made me push myself even more.…Read more »

Sisters IN ARTS

The Other List- Sonia Zymantas Last Sunday I invited artist Sonia Zymantas to conduct an arts workshop with friends, family and cousins at my home, as a contribution to her art installation The Other List. My husband Mark Patton prepared his workshop for the eight participants to make the flags of gendered language, which will…Read more »

Epiphany of Thought

I get these flashes of inspiration from time to time. If only I could take a snap shot of my thoughts in order to return to them, but they vanish and I try to rewind, wading back against the flow, caught in all the detritus on the peripheral.  It’s like this coming into and out…Read more »

How to get a LIFE

This is what I did in one day-  I met a number of people over the day. 9 AM First up I met an international student social worker at Melbourne Polytechnic to find out more about International Students in the North of Melbourne. I learnt that there are a number of students studying accounting, business and…Read more »