Archive | March 2015

Whatever doesn’t kill me had better start running!

Of Lace, Heels and Steel (The Warrior Princesses lives!)

Originally blogged by:  In Search for True North

All about able women

Kudos to this able-Spirit woman!

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There is something special about being ignored. About being looked past, or over. A pang, that almost tastes like shame, for apologetically asking for a crumb. A seat at the table.

On March 8, there is an event on in Sydney. It’s being widely publicised on radio and tickets are nearly sold out. All About Women sells itself as a space to discuss a range of topics among some impressive women. Lots of people I know are going. I’m not.

In January, I asked the organisers about the accessibility of the venue and the event, if there were any panels discussing disability or if any of the presenters were women with a disability. In response, I was told that the curators would email me, and that they hadn’t asked any of the panellists to disclose whether they had a disability or not.

Hmm, I wonder what this means? Is it…

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Riddle: what are the 2 least productive days of the year?

“There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.”
Dalai Lama XIV

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“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss

The difference between optimists and pessimists is their point of view…. personally, I think it’s a lot easier to drink from the half-full cup. When faced with situations we can neither change nor control, seek out the positive and you’ll find yourself feeling a lot happier about the outcome.

new to blogging

Hello, and welcome to my first attempt to blog.  I appreciate your interest in women’s issues and look forward to chatting with like-minded people.  As of today, I’m still working out details as well as page layout options.  Looks like fun, but so far a little time consuming!