Last week I met two formerly homeless women, Leona and Kellie. I was surprised that they were very much like me, ordinary Australians who, through an unfortunate set of life circumstances, had found themselves homeless.
Image: Cas at her computer. Credit: none. In 2007, my son was contemplating the end of junior high school and the forthcoming importance of his senior study years. It was at this junction in his education when I saw a documentary about an American father who had never finished high school and decided that he would go back to school with his sons in order to better himself and help his sons complete their senior years. I wondered whether there was any opportunity in Australia for me to do this also. My senior high school years had come to an abrupt halt halfway through year eleven in 1977 because I could no longer apply myself to study when there was… Read More →