Author Archives: Di Hill
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
Will the handkerchief return? I wonder if the handkerchief will return? I am of the vintage, that remembers the days before tissues for blowing one’s nose, or wiping away tears. In those days everyone carried handkerchiefs. What is a handkerchief … Continue reading
I remember the good old days – do we have to change back to save the planet from all the rubbish and disposables that are causing so many issues in our communities? Continue reading
Memories of my reading of Jeannie Gunn’s book, We of the Never Never, and now first time, The Little Black Princess. Continue reading
Young Children Misbehaving In recent days there has been quite a bit of media about bad behaviour in adolescents. To watch the way some young children as young as 10 years old committing vandalism, and violence is frightening. I think … Continue reading
The Older Women’s Network is focusing on the issues of senior women – looking at helping this cohort have happy and safe lives.