• “Where are you from?”

    "It's complicated." That's an answer that is becoming more frequent in our globalised world. Many people are born in one country, grow up in another, then move to yet another in their adult life -...
    Monday, April 10th, 2017
  • Lamb, Australia Day and Hot Potatoes

    Image Source: Damien Kuhn (Unsplash) Australia Day (26 January) always causes a bit of controversy. We love our country, but we've also got some dark, awful moments in our history - and even in the...
    Monday, January 16th, 2017
  • Maps, flags and dots

    I recently displayed a map of the world at work to highlight all the different countries represented in my team. It brought out some interesting observations that I thought I would share. Firstly, quite a...
    Monday, July 13th, 2015
  • The tension of identity

    This morning I came across this article:http://www.news.com.au/sport/cricket/cricketer-fawad-ahmed-unfazed-by-shirt-sponsor-furore-says-team-mate/story-fndpt0dy-1226714507326To me, it highlights one of the biggest tensions that comes from a person moving from one culture to another. How much of their original identity do they keep?...
    Saturday, September 7th, 2013