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Housing in Australia – its not just the Shortage

Housing in Australia – It’s not just the Shortage We certainly have a problem in Australia with housing.  It is not just that there is a major shortage of homes, with increasing homelessness and problems with affordability.  It is the … Continue reading

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Talk on Co-housing

I was invited to speak on co-housing for senior solo women at the Relaxation Centre. Continue reading

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The Neglect of Australia’s Seniors

Who Cares? I am really concerned about the neglect of Australia’s Seniors.  I am disappointed with the way Australians treat their senior citizens.  “Old people” seem to be isolated, ignored, neglected and not respected.  It appears to be across the … Continue reading

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Is a Tiny House Suitable for a Senior?

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

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Poverty – A World Problem

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

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Forgotten Senior Solo Women

How can we improve the lives of Senior Solo Women, those who have no family or close friends? With modern technology surely something can be done.

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Ghost Cities of China

The Mystery of Ghost Cities Every now and then, the press publishes stories about the “ghost cities”  of China.  I have been in some of the areas where there are amazing building projects, but the number of residents is very … Continue reading

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Planning the Move

Just some thoughts on yet another move – this time to a unit at Deception Bay. No more house sitting. Continue reading

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My New Abode

A new abode – in a lovely area and with new friends. I’m looking forward to moving in in 2019.
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SBS Insight Program Women on the Edge

It was amazing to be offered the opportunity to appear on the SBS program Insight re the challenges especially for senior women and housing.  It is something that has been an issue for me for quite a few years.  Actually, … Continue reading

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