Reflecting on a moment with a Muslim Child in a workshop where Bacon was brought up as an everyday joy.
‘Grey House’ takes on the persona of a young child who eagerly goes into a new home, an apartment complex, with their mother. Rather quickly, the child becomes exposed to harsh realities and becomes disillusioned with the excitement of moving to a new place, and the conditions that led them there. What the Heck am… Continue reading Grey House – What the Heck am I Rambling About? #9
How Pride has influenced my (professional) life! Pride Month, the season of the gays, is upon us. In the spirit of pride, I will be dedicating a few more blog posts this month to queer creators!
‘Grey House’ takes the perspective of a young child who grows to realise the tendencies of her mother after moving into a apartment complex. Of course, this neglectful / dangerous relationship can be interpreted as an extended metaphor for something else.
Cool New Things Happening: Shortlisted for Penguin Random House, Fundraiser in three weekends time, interviewed, Writing Community Newsletter 1st issue published and more!
I talk about Australian Acknowledgement of Country for Indigenous people and what it symbolically means for First Nation’s peoples. (Artwork from Muru Mittigar)
I wanted to write a few words in support of International Transgender Visibility Day! As a social worker interested in LGBTQIA+ issues and working in those spaces, I try promote issues relating to the trans experience in my practice. As a writer/reader, I appreciate stories such as ‘Julian is a Mermaid’ that show and validate… Continue reading International Transgender Day of Visibility
First thing, I would like to extend my thoughts and support to the Muslim/Islamic community and towards our global friends in New Zealand. If anyone needs some support after this event, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your local support services. I also extend this post as an invitation for anyone affected to message me on my social media or email if they need to discuss what happened.
Today is International Women’s Day! I want to take the time to mention some of the positive women who have influenced my life! First would have to be my mother: Most of my values of just being a good human being and respecting other people have come from her. She is a sweet, fierce, kind,… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day from Christoast!