Resources for NAIDOC Week

A little bit of shameless self-promotion in today’s blog post. We made these for The Critical Classroom (www.criticalclassroom.com). They’re for sale. The little bit we make from sales all helps to support the work we do. Would love if you shared it around. Continue reading “Resources for NAIDOC Week”

La Boîte Theatre Company’s Medea is a must see

Tonight I went with a sistah to La Boite’s production of Medea.

I have to say I know little about the story and did very minor Wikipedia research while waiting for my ride this evening. Part of me wants to chase down the tale, while the rest of me wants to savour this interpretation by Suzie Miller. I do not know how close this version is to the original, but right now I don’t really care. Continue reading “La Boîte Theatre Company’s Medea is a must see”

New pic and playing with Photoshop

Two years ago I took a leap and invested in a Certificate IV in Design at TAFE. It was fantastic. I often felt waaaayyy out of my comfort zone, but I learned so much about Creative Suite. I’ve used that knowledge EVERY day since.  Continue reading “New pic and playing with Photoshop”

An evening with Dr Cornell West in Brisbane

Last Thursday evening we had the pleasure of seeing visiting African-American scholar Dr Cornell West in conversation with Nazeem Hussain at the Brisbane Convention Centre. Dr West is touring the capital cities at whirlwind pace. Continue reading “An evening with Dr Cornell West in Brisbane”

Inspiring educators

Today I had the privilege of spending the day with a group of amazing Murri early childhood educators. All women, and from all over Queensland, they came together to grow their knowledge of early childhood but also to explore and extend their understanding of bringing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing to their learning spaces. Continue reading “Inspiring educators”

Soup, pump and getting things done

After a massive weekend I fell asleep early last night (around 10pm which is incredibly early for me). Clearly I needed the sleep! But it meant this morning I was actually up and about. Usually when I get up early, I end up running late because I do things I don’t normally do, like fold a few clothes, or have breakfast etc. Surprisingly however this morning – and today – I’ve been pretty productive.

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