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, Terra Nullius
This transcreation of parts of the first 462 lines of Vergil’s Aeneid is a holiday season gift to a wise friend with a deep feeling for the value of ancient knowledge.
In creating this I note that male suffering did not begin with the cruelties of the modern world.
Geoff Fox, 20 December, 2020, Terra Nullius
Human rights are high ideals which human beings just aren’t up to.
Geoff Fox, Human Rights Day, December 2020. Terra Nullius
The family is the foundation of social life.
Few thinkers and activists in world history have achieved more than Raden Adjeng Kartini of Central Java achieved through the support of her family.
Praise the Lord.
Geoff Fox, 2nd March, 2020