The last few weeks have been an extremely busy, yet productive and rewarding time for me.
Headed up an education program running out of Melbourne University for 16 Chinese professors from Shihezi University;
MCd the Afghan Komak Awards and danced my way into the night, Afghan style;
Facilitated workshops on Global Citizenship and Leadership Within at the Wyndham Community and Education Centre's inspiring multi-faith camp;
Run a Positive Thinking workshop for African women through African Family Services.
And in between all this, I have met other pretty extraordinary people.
So I needed time to stop and smell the roses! I was lucky enough to do so at my friends' house up in the Melbourne hills, at Sassafrass.
Stop and smell the roses
This one smells like peachy heaven!
My own learning has been deep.
"For me, the special moment came, when in our final workshop, 'Almost Impossible Thoughts', each Shihezi University professor, all from science backgrounds, stood up to share what they would be taking home. They spoke of how they had come to a sense of a shared global humanity, giving very specific examples of how they would develop their own research projects to help shape a more positive future for all."