Archives for April 2013

Q & A : The pursuit of wholeness: Hugh Mackay on The Good Life

The pursuit of wholeness: Hugh Mackay on The Good Life (my review here) This Q & A was first published online by Bookseller+Publisher In The Good Life, social researcher and novelist Hugh Mackay asks the big question: what makes life worth living? Paula Grunseit spoke to the author. In The Good Life you discuss the […]

The Good Life: What Makes a Life Worth Living by Hugh Mackay (review)

This is not a book about ‘how to feel good, how to find happiness or how to reap some reward for your goodness’. Hugh Mackay’s message is that while those things may well be by-products of living ‘the good life’, if you try to chase them, you will have missed the point of the journey. […]

125 Things: 125 posts about Centennial Park #cp125 25 Busby’s Pond and a Prayer for Sallie-Anne

This is Busby’s Pond on an overcast, rainy day. I’ve walked around it countless times. It looks picturesque, innocuous; it’s just a pond right? Yes, but I can never forget that it played a part in the darker side of Sydney’s history. On 7 February 1986, a jogger reported to the ranger’s office that he […]

125 Things: 125 posts about Centennial Park #cp125 24 Tree of arms and hands2

125 Things: 125 posts about Centennial Park #cp125 23 The tree of arms and hands1

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