For the second time in under three months we are inundated by challenging images and uncertainty. The current COVID19 pandemic is a new, and novel situation, and for us, like the bushfire crisis that we faced, there is great uncertainty, and the fear of the unknown. We just don’t know how it will unfold and […]Read more "With the solvol, Geoffrey*"
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?"
A bit over a year ago, I was pointed in the direction of a NPR Broadcast (National Public Radio, America’s great public broadcaster, which I discovered in a hotel room in Washington, waiting to be sent to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina .. a whole another story) which talked about the key to disaster survival […]Read more "Relationships Matter: Social Capital"
So, I’m getting the hang of this blogging stuff. I have re-read my post from yesterday, and have realised, IT WAS ALL ABOUT ME! What I did want to write about was the long term nature of recovery. This was a theme of the workshop, everyone there recognises that recovery is not over in days […]Read more "Return to Marysville-Redux"