Nurturing Literacy with Dumbo Feather

Nurturing Literacy with Dumbo Feather

Dumbo had it in him to fly… so the story goes. But he needed that potential ‘drawn out’ by a trusted friend. And so it is with reading and writing. The potential is there in every child to fly in the mastery of these skills. As we tread the path...
Important & Urgent

Important & Urgent

At 2am on 11th May, like many other Hobartians, I was standing in the middle of a storm-smashed house ineffectually trying to mitigate inundation and wondering what the morning light would reveal. It caused me to reflect that any sense of control I might feel I have...
Cochineal

Cochineal

Without any effort or intention, without willing it to be so, an image of a glass of water appeared in my mind. It thrills me when visual metaphors shimmer into place, for I have learned that they explain me to me in some surprising way. Into the clear water dropped a...