November, 2019

  •  Posted by SCA on  November 19, 2019 |
    LET SUCH SUFFERING CEASE |
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    Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel?  It was a question asked by Alexander Pope almost 300 years ago in a poem.  I have found my answer.
    The Australian Government has taken virtually everything from us.  I endure the slow death of my family at the hands of this Government, even as I must simultaneously fight them and appeal to them for […]

  •  Posted by SCA on  November 11, 2019 |
    THE PRICE OF ADMISSION |
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    Today is 11/11.  A day of remembrance.  As my 8 year-old daughter, Maya, affixed a poppy to her school uniform in homage to her great grandfather and all who served, I experienced a combination of deep pride on one hand and not a little contempt on the other, even outrage, at the current Australian government who treat her as a throw aw […]

  •  Posted by SCA on  November 8, 2019 |
    WE ARE FAMILY . WE ARE COMMUNITY . WE ARE COUNTRY |
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    A note to Samantha Connor, first and foremost a righteous human being and so too a consistent voice in the disability advocacy space, whose spirit I only wish was, quite literally, infectious and thus capable of being made communicable to a global audience in need of such positive pathogens.  Sam’s response to my letter is her own and […]