In New Zealand right now it is a critical time for the disabled community. Late last year our government announced that there would be a Ministry for Disabled Persons (MDP) starting from 01 July 2022. The name has not been finalised yet, so for now, I will refer to it as the MDP. The vision … More A week of advocating for our family
On Friday 3 December Auckland moved out of our Alert Level 3.2 lockdown, in to our new suppression strategy, called the traffic light system. You guessed it, we have Red, Orange and Green – with red being the most prohibitive. Some were calling it Freedom Day, and in some ways, with hospitality being able to … More December 2021 in review
At the end of September, I joined Get Messy, an online art journaling group hosted by Caylee Gray and 12 days ago I started a 12 week online course with Dr Libby. As I was sitting drinking my cup of peppermint tea this morning it dawned on me that learning is a method of self-care. … More Lockdown learning as self care – Day 69
There is supposed to be light at the end of a tunnel right? Well this little tunnel we are currently in is starting to feel like Gotthard Base Tunnel – the longest in the world right now. I don’t know how long it is and I don’t know how long this lockdown is going for. … More Where is the light?