This post was scheduled to go up at the exact minute of today’s solstice, but Things Happened.
We had an intimate family dinner out at a pizza joint in Newtown, where the sprogs had their first ever hipster drinks served in jamjars.
Another bonus Open thread for the festive season. Share your current delights and frustrations, your best/worst bits of 2013, your hopes/fears for 2014, or anything else you want to talk about right now.
This week I turned 50. Various nice people are doing nice things for me, which is nice.
If you too would like to do something that will make me feel warm and fuzzy …
I plan to head into town tomorrow for NAIDOC in the City in Hyde Park – the forecast is for a beautiful sunny day, so it should be especially joyous.
A heads up from the organisers. Links to tickets sales etc at the end.
International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) will celebrate International Women’s Day 2013 with a concert, “Half the Sky”, at the Melbourne Recital Centre on March 7th.
Open Christmas thread. All Christmas all the time!
Happy day off to our USA friends, hope that it wasn’t too hot where you are, and that you did something fun.
I love how the exactly the same objections from some sectors come out every single year.
The artwork depicts an Aboriginal mother who is an ‘unsung hero’ leading her children through example, showing that actions can speak louder than words.