As I did this time last year, around Australia Day, I went back again this year and reread both Appreciate Everything and last year’s follow-up post. Both are reflections on the good things I have in my life, and appreciating them for how great they really are. This year, I’ve tried to write another…
Because it was Australia Day yesterday, and I’ve been busy this week and hadn’t written a blog post yet, I went back and read what I wrote this time last year. And other than being amazed at how well written it was, I was shocked by how disconnected I had become with its themes over the course of a year.
So, Australia Day was this week. The day my beloved country celebrates its colonial roots, and the indigenous people it took this land from. Well, some people do. A lot of others just sit around, boozing up and listening to Triple J’s Hottest 100. But more than anything, it is a perfect day to reflect on what makes Australia such a great place. Continue Reading