All posts tagged: regeneration

Giving a bit of LIP

Hey friends! Just thought I’d share something I’ve just had published at Lip Magazine online. Lip is a feminist mag or, as the website explains, “the magazine for girls who think, feel, create, speak out, live”. It has some pretty good foot traffic: 3,538 hits in the past 24 hours, nearly 24,000 in the last seven days and 94,600 in the past month. Here’s the read… The Regeneration of Communities: The Aftermath of the Tasmanian Bushfires How many times have you considered the question, `If your house was burning down, what one thing would you save?’ Sadly, the piles of ash and ruins in towns like Dunalley in Tasmania’s South tell us that more than 100 households were likely faced with that very question recently. How heart-wrenching it has been to watch grown men weep, to see couples staring numbly at where their house once stood, footage of livestock limping in blackened wool and livelihoods reduced to embers. I think we’re all grieving somewhat for the pretty little towns we remember. Our hearts are breaking with …