Author Archives: Di Hill
Some reminiscences of the year of the Moon Landing. 1969 was a big year for the world and our family. Continue reading
Poor Building Standards For a number of years, I have lamented on the poor building standards, especially for properties that are destined for the rental market. I’ve often used the saying “near enough is good enough”. Too many builders are … Continue reading
Our Own Writing Retreat Two friends and me – then there were three. We had the opportunity to stay in a cottage at a property in the hills behind Eumundi. The three of us meet weekly to help with our … Continue reading
What is a Tiny House? I am not convinced that tiny houses are suitable for seniors. What are they? There are several definitions of a tiny house – they are generally small transportable/temporary houses, that are sometimes seen as the … Continue reading
Poverty – A World Problem The statistics on poverty around the world are horrific to read. While I accept that it is a World Problem, it is also a major problem in Australia. It is the latter that I wish … Continue reading
Thirty years ago, a student protest in Beijing resulted in a massacre, which has been kept secret for 30 years.
Bamboo Fan My business card says that I am a writer, traveller and bamboo fan. When folk read this they often ask what “bamboo fan” means. They ask about my story with this amazing grass. I start with the tale … Continue reading