This is a warning or peringatan: we must not forget the lessons of history.
Anthony Hendrie was born in 1938 and lived through The Blitz in Chatham, England, during World WarTwo.
He later served with the RAF.
Lest We Forget.
Geoff Fox, 25th June, 2021, Melbourne, Australia
Kartini’s love was gentle.
She lifted people slow.
Geoff Fox April 30, 2021, Austral-Indonesia
Sadly. so sadly, the softest women’s voices hide themselves in quieteness in this shouting world.
I was a midwife for 32 years. I cannot understand why mothering gentleness is so widely scorned.
Kartini knew that the tender love of mothers is the heart of our world.
Geoff Fox, Hari Kartini, 2021,
I believe that modern theology needs to focus more on Freedom, especially freedom of speech.
Logos is one key.
Geoff Fox, 6th March, 2021, Down Under
When poetry goes from one language to anohter it has to change to remain poetry.
I call this transcreation,
Dwijaya Saifil Munir sent me a wonderful spontaneous poem about the holiness of trees.
I transcreated it into English.
Then in performance I transcreated those lines into a homage to a big city garden tree.
I then transcreated that into a partial reconstruction of the original Indonesian poem in the subtitles.
As Paul McCartney wrote about his landmark indie album, Wings’ Wild Life, “Can you dig it?”
Geoff Fox, 17th February, 2021
Cultural Warrior Philipp Zey travelled around the world on a bicycle with a trombone, a golf club and a German pasta shaper.
He shared music, his golf swing and pasta meals using locally available ingredients with hosts and new friends in the cause of peace, understanding and freedom across and up and down Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Africa.
It is unlikely that anyone in the world has ever played
didgeridoo on a trombone down a drain in Australia better than Philipp Zey did for my camera just because I asked him to.
Aboriginal elder the late Aunty Dot Peeters said his playing was “excellent”.
Geoff Fox, February 1 , 2021, Terra Nullius
American Gender Equalist
Tim Goldich from Lake Forest, Illinois, has deep insight into what people need to understand to be at their best.
Geoff Fox, 31st January, 2021, Down Under
How many of us are looking for a home?
17th January, 2021, Down under
Amanda Woods of San Diego is young and smart.
I am older. But I learn
from and with her.
Martin Luther King Jr, born on this date in 1929 taught that “…… the wealth of cultural and technological progress in America is a result of the commonwealth of inpouring contributions.”
This human commonwealth exists across races, times and places.
When it is shared in freedom and justice, it can grow.
When it become tyrannous,
Geoff Fox, 16th January, 2021,