I want to talk about writing groups today. As you may or may not already be aware, I do attend a regular writing session/group with two friends of mine every Friday. We sit in a bar, I write my book, they write their PhD theses and come four or five pm we have beer.
The Stand Up for Safe Schools rally was held on Monday 21 March in the Perth CBD. “Do you want me to cover it for you?” I asked a few outlets. “No, you can go but I don’t think we are planning anything on it.” Now for those who are not plugged into Australian politics here is the brief: We have a program called Safe Schools which teaches kids and staff not to bully LGBTQIA identifying students which then decreases the amount of mental health issues and youth suicide in the community. The Federal government is now discussing cutting this program’s funding and scaling it back and making changes to…