Burquas and Bikinis

Found an interesting article by Raymond Bonner of the New York Times on Muslims lifesavers in Cronulla, site of the race riots in Sydney a bit over a year ago. Australian Muslims Go for Surf, Lifesaving and Burqinis "As a teenager growing up in a Sydney suburb, Mecca Laalaa never felt anything but Australian, even … Continue reading Burquas and Bikinis

Digging deep – meditating on growth and unity

Feeling a bit down and drained this morning, I drove out to Lake Parramatta for some walking and reflection. It takes about an hour to do a circuit of the lake through the surrounding bushland and its an oasis of peace in an otherwise busy city. It's becoming one of my favourite spots for a … Continue reading Digging deep – meditating on growth and unity