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Hello world!

Welcome to an aspect of Adele’s Floating World You have found my blog and website, in its infancy. Thank you for visiting it at this early and delicate stage. Please be patient as I continue to furnish it and I welcome you to visit again. I hope you will visit… Read More »Hello world!

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Book Review: how to endo

A guide to surviving and thriving with endometriosis Bridget Hustwaite It does what it says on the cover: How to Endo serves as an accessible guide to surviving and thriving with endometriosis. Perhaps what is most valuable about this book is how it provides localised insight to the Australian medical and complementary support systems.… Read More »Book Review: how to endo

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Book Review: Women of a Certain Rage

Anthology Introduced by Liz Byrski Authors: Anne Aly, Nadine Browne, Nandi Chinna, Claire G. Coleman, Carrie Cox, Eva Cox, Sarah Drummond, Carly Findlay, Goldie Goldbloom, Rafeif Ismail, Margot Kingston, Jay Martin, Meg McKinley, Olivia Muscat, Mihaela Nicolescu, Renee Pittitt-Schipp, Fiona Stanley, Victoria Midwinter Pitt, Jane Underwood, Julienne van Loon This… Read More »Book Review: Women of a Certain Rage

Rewriting rights

Seeing through a fog of privilege Lately, perhaps as pandemic anxiety eases in some places, rhetoric rights have been compromised or denied seems to be on the rise again. With the urgency of mortal risk being either normalised or minimised, the agitation about other concerns is given space. Most often,… Read More »Rewriting rights

When they left

I didn’t say Goodbye I couldn’t sleep deeply last night and managed a couple of brief naps at most. My body was simply ‘alert’ all through the night. I recognised it was my body knowing something my conscious mind did not. Confident I would figure it out in the morning,… Read More »When they left

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It’s just a story…

Pandemic Conspiracy Theories On the conspiracy theories about the novel coronavirus that leads to the COVID-19 infection: Can we stop propagating racist rhetoric and pretending it’s in any way innocent? People of *Asian* descent or even ‘suspected’ of looking that way are being assaulted in countries all over the world.… Read More »It’s just a story…