Nothing in particular

This is just a quick catch-up post so if anyone is still reading and enjoying this blog (and actually I know at least a couple do, including my cousin who told me so on Monday!) they have something to tide them over for a while. I didn’t eat chocolate for all of Lent, not that I had to work…

Lent’s midpoint

We’re a little past Lent’s halfway mark but it got me thinking about midpoints. A midpoint – of a life, a career or course of study, even something as simple as a garage clean-out – can be a tricky thing. The initial enthusiasm and certainty has worn off or evaporated in the face of concrete realities. The…

New support for women on Australian campuses

A new generation of pro-life students are learning the conflict-management, media and leadership skills necessary to support peers on university campuses across the country. “There are too many young women who find out they’re pregnant while at university and feel that their only option is to have an abortion,” says Rebecca Gosper, the new director…

Jesus would have enjoyed a good biryani

We visited my dad and stepmum in Bowral on the weekend and my dad made biryani (pictured at left) which is always popular with my kids. Biryani is a rice dish spiced with turmeric, cardamon, cloves and cinnamon (among other things) and often includes meat as well. This time Dad added nuggets of beef sausages…