What I Want for the World #1 – people - May 16, 2009 - Uncategorized

These days I’ve been feeling a little tired in my mind, frustrated with the ways of the world and loosing sight of any vision that makes anything worthwhile. This little peice of writing I’m about to committ to the screen is going to reaffirm my deepest hopes and dreams for the world, and the people […]

Unflinching - November 7, 2008 - Uncategorized

I’ve never posted poetry here before… (mostly because I rarely write it!) and I know I’ve already made two other posts tonight… but here goes… searching endless dreams for an ancient love old homeland waking, the queen is found pride blinds, she cannot be gazed oh love restore glory to this mind wisdom to this […]

Earthlings - July 23, 2008 - Uncategorized

A powerful film documenting the relationship between humans their earthly co-inhabitants. Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix.

A Cow Cries at Slaughter - June 4, 2008 - Uncategorized

Warning: this post portrays naked reality There was no shaking or painful spasm as this image was taken – moments after she was shot by the bolt gun. There was just sadness. The cow cried and slid down the chute to be hung by a leg and ripped to pieces. Tears are shed, presumably for […]

Senator Andrew Bartlett on Veg*nism for the Environment - May 6, 2008 - Uncategorized

Video Here! In the face of the country’s worst drought in a century, the government is preparing measures to address water scarcity and expected severe weather. Senator Bartlett: Even before climate change became a big issue, we had big issues here in Queensland in Australia about land clearing for example and the impact that had […]

Children / Elderly Intergenerational Cooperation - December 14, 2007 - Uncategorized

Literature reviewed also identified a large range of outcomes from intergenerational practice for young people, old people and the broader community. For individuals, these included increases in self worth, less loneliness and isolation, new connections and friendships, academic improvements and more positive perceptions of other generations. For the broader community, benefits include the building of […]

May your wishes be carried far, Mr. Olmert! - October 9, 2007 - Uncategorized

In response to the good news from this page: http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/7B0C22FF-0A5C-46EF-9910-3F8B0CC4FDA9.htm To the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel: Dear Mr. Olmert I would wholeheartedly and with the deepest gratitude and amazement like to thank and congratulate you for your recent pledges to the Israeli Parliament, which I understood to emphasise the necessity of ‘peace […]

Why vegetarian? It’s really about humanity. - October 3, 2007 - Uncategorized

It’s not only about health, land use efficiency, environmental health, or even animal welfare and rights. It’s about us, we people, developing sensitivity to life, a.k.a.: love. Increasingly, we notice the suffering of others, human or animal. When we distinguish a between the compassion for humans and animals, we use a mental abstraction: concepts to […]

Sign the WSPCA Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare! - October 1, 2007 - Uncategorized

The World Society for the Protection of Animals needs our help in reaching the 10 million mark on their petition. Add your name to it and hopefully it will get to 6 billion. The petition…   http://www.wspaanimalsmatter.org/aus/?ID=R0907W304D There is an immediate need to recognise the growing consensus in popular and expert circles that animals are beings […]