peace

Try finding peace

Looking for peace

The world seems to be searching for peace at the moment; but seems to be having a hard time finding it.  At least, this is what you may come to believe if you follow the news.  Maybe we’re looking in the wrong places. Have you every tried to search for “peace” news?  Scan either the…

A refugee journey out of endless war

The anonymous words below come from the reflections of a young person who arrived in Australia as a refugee.  She was when she wrote in Australian immigration detention.  Her words were submitted to the national inquiry currently being undertaken by Australian Human Rights Commission into children in immigration detention.  Links to national inquiry and her…

Hiroshima

8.15 am 6 August 1945 atomic bombing

An old eucalyptus tree grows in the ruins of Hiroshima Castle.  Although only 750 metres from ground zero when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima at 8.15 am on 6 August 1945, the eucalyptus tree survived and still lives.  All around it for miles about was destroyed. Warfare has not been central to the…