Like many, I have been watching #toiletpapergate unfold with incredulous eyes. Much has been written about the stupidity of people in buying up toilet paper, when COVID19 doesn’t cause diarrheoa. We are fortunate in the Richardson household, when we ordered toilet paper from Who Gives a Crap, we ticked the box that meant we were […]Read more "Who gives a?"
It’s a beautiful spring morning here in Melbourne. It’s also the Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Week. This is our third national campaign to promote disaster preparedness amongst Australians. Each year we try to engage with people with different themes, rather than a blunt “You must be prepared message.” Anyone else hated being told to clean […]Read more "Cool for Cats"
I have been grappling with, at glacial like pace, with developing a training presentation on our disaster preparedness program. Simple task. Or should be, given that I’m the architect of the program. However, if feel like I have reached some sort of writers block, a bit like John Turturro in the Coen Brothers Barton Fink. […]Read more "All the bits and pieces that make me are gone"
There is this cool project that I came across from the US called Burning House. Foster Huntingdon is a photographer, who posed the question, if your house was burning down, what would you take. Before all the Grade A pedants shoot their hands in the air and say, “nothing, sir, you must leave immediately” it […]Read more "Burning House"