Preparing for the forthcoming Creative Research Methodologies Practicum hosted by La Trobe University I am excited. There are a decent bunch of us from La Trobe, Melbourne University, the MIECAT Institute and RMIT University, coming together to share our creative methodologies in scholarship. I laugh to myself when someone outside Australia Tweets: 'Maybe something similar will... Continue Reading →
Book review: Reflections on becoming an Interdependent Organization
In my bubble I hear and see so many caring voices urging for systemic change: to mitigate the intensifying challenges of climate disruption, reverse biodiversity depletion, attend to the plight of human refugees and cease environmental/planetary destruction. While we speak, write and protest, the global industrial machine we have created, continues to grind away. Creating... Continue Reading →
What’s wrong with cool guys & hot chicks?
In April 2017 I visited Bubbles Dive Resort in a tiny bay on the edge of Tanjung Tukas, on the southern end of Pulau Perhentian Besar (island) in Malaysia, expecting standard tourist experiences: diving, snorkelling, Asian cuisine, reading on the beach. I received these pleasures, and found so much more. This is a reflection, appreciation... Continue Reading →