Soulsong Choir Weekend at Amberley

I was recently invited to attend the inaugural yearly Soulsong Choir weekend away at the Edmund Rice Retreat Centre at Amberley in Lower Plenty, Melbourne. This retreat is nestled in between 20 acres of natural bush land. It is situated on a bend of Melbourne’s Yarra river and overlooks Westerfolds Park and the Dandenong Ranges.…

The beautiful pearl ring that paved the way forward for future generations

I attended my niece Evelyn’s christening a few weeks ago. I remember sitting in the church feeling excited and full of hope for her in years to come. Evelyn is a delight and her incredibly big eyes make us all want to hold her when she is with us for family occasions. We literally fight…

The Kokoda Trek and Climbing the 1000 Steps

I just love to walk. It is my time for introspection, physical exercise, enjoying nature and fresh air. It makes me feel rejuvenated and peaceful. One of my sabbatical goals this year is to do a trek. I always had this aspiration to tackle the Kokoda Trail through the Owen Stanley Ranges in Papua New…