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The Long Walk to Freedom

This week is the first of a two week school holiday in Victoria, Australia and no doubt it will highlight the ongoing quest for freedom. Part of growing up is an increased independence which might look like the ability to go to town on their own or with a group of friends to stay home […]

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You are not alone but …..

The New Internationalist states that “we have the largest young generation the world has ever known” with 1.2 billion people aged between 15 and 24 worldwide. That figure includes around 75 million who are unemployed and an estimated 6 million youth drop outs (neither in employment nor education).  As you might imagine the figures differ […]

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You are not alone but …..

  The New Internationalist states that “we have the largest young generation the world has ever known” with 1.2 billion people aged between 15 and 24 worldwide. That figure includes around 75 million who are unemployed and an estimated 6 million youth drop outs (neither in employment nor education). As you might imagine the figures […]

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Taken for Granted

About 25 years ago the primary school my children attended was 25 years old. The students were given a research project – to go home and find out what was not available 25 years earlier when the school was opened. I clearly remember their shock when they were informed we didn’t have video recorders, colour […]

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Tennis – a sport or much, much more?

Right now we are in the middle of the Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis tournament – and what fun it is. I spent 3 days on Rod Laver Arena last week and enjoyed myself immensely. It brought back two interesting questions that I was asked – one of them I still get asked from time […]

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