Happy (almost) Mother’s Day!

I am a mother, I have a mother as does my husband. Typically,┬áin the midst of the commercialism of living in the Western world, this week (the week before Mother's Day) our days are filled with the question "What should we do? Should we do it all together? Should we take our mothers our seperately?" … Continue reading Happy (almost) Mother’s Day!

PRIDE! and Unicorns!

I had THE MOST AWESOME Saturday night and so did thousands of people! It was the second ever Pride Parade in Auckland! (not including all the Hero parades we have had in the past!) It was the culmination of two weeks of <<insert superlative complimentary adjectives>> Pride celebrations! I marched with the Amnesty Aotearoa crew … Continue reading PRIDE! and Unicorns!

Mainstream Music – does it matter?

Amnesty International hosted a concert in Brooklyn, New York, USA, yesterday. I had read about the line up a few weeks ago and thought to myself "WOW", which was quickly followed by a teeny wee bit of jealousy, as I work for the local NZ flavour of Amnesty, and we are just too far away … Continue reading Mainstream Music – does it matter?