The closing of St Kilda beach is only a drop in the ocean in the wider story relating to Coronavirus. Melbournians, like so much of the world, are battling with the enormity of Covid-19. Some people are taking a ‘day by day’ approach as they try to keep the basics rolling along – whereas others are hit with loss, fear and change. Have a listen.
In these times, it’s really important that we stick together and stay kind, everyone’s health and lives depend on it. Have a listen.
I spoke with market-goers from all over the world. It’s a snapshot of the quiet before the storm, how people were coming to understand the virus and projecting its potential impact. Have a listen.
I had the great pleasure of catching up with Kevin Smith of the Benalla Sustainable Future Group last week. Kevin, a Melbourne 'escapee' of many years talked with me about the work of the Group, the challenges of engaging Benalla residents to tackle climate change and what motivates him to take action. Have a listen.
Listening to former Vice President Jo Biden Jr’s South Carolina victory speech, it was possible to tell something was in the air. For better or worse – the power of words has the ability to change the course of history. In America, this is particularly so.
When a country has a population of 327 million people – you shouldn’t generalise.
What I wanted to know was ‘what’s it like to live in Mount Waverley in 2020?’ What makes it special for the people who live there and ‘what’s changed?’ Have a listen.