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I have listened, and observedIn a circle of peace, where people from another part of the worldPromised one another non-judgement and respectAlthough they’ve never met(Why can’t we even do it with the neighbours of our own?)My thorn: I am trapped between academic and practical worlds(And you are anchoring me down, thank you)My rose: I am ...
One Humanity

One Humanity

How can we inspire?  How can we build?  What can we do so that we feel fulfilled?  Fulfilling our hearts free from pain or disaster,  Ensuring each day is a ‘happy ever after’.  But how can we reach there?  And where do we start?  Perhaps the starting point is our hearts…  Can we learn to ...
12th June – 1m2 against littered nature 2021

12th June – 1m2 against littered nature 2021

Written by: Laurence Klein The ‘LIBERA, united against littered nature’ project, created by the environmental Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) SEO/BirdLife, in alliance with the non-profit organization Ecoembes, came to life in 2017 to curb the consequences of abandoned litter in natural spaces (littered nature, basuraleza in Spanish) in Spain. Ecoembes promotes a circular economy through the ...
A Devastating Month in Colombia

A Devastating Month in Colombia

*An earlier version of this was originally published in French on Priscyll’s personal blog. May 1st 2021 was a terrible and devastating Labor Day in Colombia. The day was marked with violence on the streets of many cities in the country as government forces cracked down harshly and brutally against peaceful protesters. The protests culminated ...
“I know what you did during lockdown”: How I re-thought accessibility

“I know what you did during lockdown”: How I re-thought accessibility

I’m entering my 11th year at La Trobe University, and I’m halfway through a PhD.  2021 also marks my 11th year of living with an invisible illness. My illness, multiple chemical sensitivities, impedes my access to most buildings, though the implementation of a Learning Access Plan (LAP) devised by the AccessAbility Hub (formerly Equity and ...
Story of a Forest Trek

Story of a Forest Trek

  I have had the good fortune of living with the Orang Asli, Malaysia’s Aborigines, who are renowned as forest Indigenes. They are remarkable storytellers and from them, I learned that telling a good story is an effective way of conveying one’s thoughts or ideas. As humans, we are hardwired to communicate through stories. A ...
DEEP Events: Peace, Conflict and Education On(the)line

DEEP Events: Peace, Conflict and Education On(the)line

DEEP Germany, also known as DEEP Deutschland e.V., kicked off a new project called DEEP Events in  January 2021. The aim of DEEP Events is to create a place to come together to share ideas, skills and  information through platforms like Zoom (for now) and includes workshops, discussions and  interviews with guests from a wide ...

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