Archive for September, 2009

Canberra, like, hates me

Canberra, like, hates me

The day after the rally we jumped the bus again and went to the city center to meet with a friend of mine.
Canberra is not an exciting place by any … Continue reading

What made my day yesterday

What made my day yesterday

Mr.Blab forwarded to me a message:
“Dear Prime Minister Rudd,
Last year my first grandson was born in Australia with the help of a midwife.  It was a sweet and poignant … Continue reading

 
More rally footage

More rally footage

My little activist partner has decided to come down with a cold of some sort, so we have been busy cuddling most of today. I managed to get to the … Continue reading

Mother of All Rallies, Canberra – in pictures

Mother of All Rallies, Canberra – in pictures

A cold, rainy, miserable day wakes us up. Caramel Popcorn is not quite ready to be up, but I scoop him up and we cuddle for a bit while I … Continue reading

 
Here we come

Here we come

We are off to Parliament House. It looks to be a rainy grumpy day, so I better bring an umbrella.
I hope they have mowed the grass there, cause there will … Continue reading

Hey, they have trees in Canberra

Hey, they have trees in Canberra

Good morning, Canberra.
Since we are running a few hours behind, we actually got up close to 11am, like the leisurely people we are. Then got ready for some time wasting … Continue reading

 
Brrrrr

Brrrrr

Its cold in Canberra.
After the very hot flight the chill felt so nice, but by now the trill has worn off and I want warmth. And lots of it.
The flight … Continue reading

See ya

See ya

I am off!
Luggage is packed and bursting. Camera – check. Kid – check.
I will be in touch when I get to Canberra.

 
Women’s rights and independent midwives

Women’s rights and independent midwives

Dear Minister,
I am writing to voice my objection to the proposed changes and their un/intended consequences instituting a medical model monopoly over the birthing options of Australian women.
Background
You may not … Continue reading

Its time

Its time

I am running a bit late with it all actually. Last night I had to just force myself and sit down and scramble some kind of invitations, as its only … Continue reading