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Frank Howson

LOCKED UP IN LOCKDOWN.

There is no doubt that the police enforced lockdown may’ve had a positive effect on our physical health but has, in turn, had a negative one on the mental health of many others. And so it was for me for … Continue reading

REVIEW OF “WHERE’S MY MONEY”

After this long, enforced lockdown, I jumped at the invitation by the Toorak Times to review the new Cracked Actors Theatre presentation, of the...

HERE’S TO THE WOMEN

Here’s to the women  Who gave me nothin’ A peck on the cheek  And a lifeless hug Sayin’ “We must do this again” Like I’m some brainless mug Out on a limb They know I can’t swim And so I … Continue reading

INFECTED

I’ve been poisoned  By too many poisonous demons Posing as friends Posing as human beings Lying about their past and their future intentions  Stealing everything of mine They thought I cared about Money, trophies, and work That I had paid … Continue reading

I DREAMED

I dreamed I was a general With an army ready to serve I dreamed I was a hero  Till I’d wake and lose my nerve  I dreamed I was a good man And always knew what to do But one … Continue reading

3am

Love requires patience  Life takes time But how long must I wait Until the Gods make you mine? Nothing makes sense Until you don’t need it to anymore  We miss our golden chances We take the wrong door  Wish I … Continue reading

I SAW A FUTURE

I saw a future. Or perhaps just a dream. A city where rats the size of dogs scurried along streets, growing stronger feeding on toxic waste. Crowded sidewalks filled with beggars begging beggars for a crumb. Or some leftover soup. … Continue reading

THERE’S A TRAIN A’COMIN’.

I think I was wounded a while ago. Around that time you said goodbye. I remember it rained as if on cue. But you hanged me on every word. I guess I had it comin’. You see, I believed in … Continue reading

HOW THE BIRD SINGS

I remember a place Not far from here In a small town I held someone dear In a strange time My favourite year Now I can’t think of it Without shedding...

I LOOKED AT THE SKY

Today I looked at the sky And wondered why Nothing makes sense down here We judge people on shades And not substance We fall over ourselves To worship...

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Travel Ideas for Caravans That Will Keep You and Your Mobile Home Safe and Secure

As the allure of the open road calls, leaving on a motorhome journey guarantees an excursion loaded up with opportunity, disclosure, and remarkable encounters. Be that as it may, in the midst of the fervour of investigation, guaranteeing the well-being and security of both yourself and your...

It’s not easy being a green brand, but it can be

By David Campbell, Partner at Brand Rebellion Internal and external communication is the linchpin of any sustainability transformation. Typical greenwashing words like ‘green’, ‘eco-friendly’ ‘sustainable’, natural’ and ‘environmentally friendly’ can be misleading, and messages that brands put out about their ESG effort should include the exact policy, process and impact. Carefully crafted messages explaining exactly […]

Latest Research Reveals Significant Environmental Benefits of Hybrid Working: Businesses Reduce Energy Usage by a Fifth

 Businesses have cut energy usage by a fifth (19%) as a result of the more efficient use of office space or by providing teams access to flexible workspace 84% of businesses that have adopted hybrid working have reduced their energy usage and overall carbon footprint More than three quarters are looking to explore additional avenues […]

Protecting Rivers Is No Joke – And the World Now Agrees

By Zach Green (President and co-founder) and Chris Keefer (CEO and co-founder) of Rivers are Life. 2024 represents a mission critical inflection point for the world in confronting the climate crisis. For example, new rules in the European Union and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will change how global businesses report risks and manage […]

Red Tape in Renewable Energy Zones slowing Green Energy revolution

  Battery Energy Storage Rok Solid An expert at the coalface of brokering land deals for renewable projects is warning bureaucratic red tape is hampering Australia’s potential to be at the forefront of the green energy revolution with approvals taking as long as three years. “States like New South Wales and Queensland have specific Renewable […]

OCEAN YOUTH SUMMIT 2024: EMPOWERING YOUTH FOR OCEAN CONSERVATION AND INNOVATION

Hundreds of young Australians converged at OceanEarth Foundation’s inaugural Ocean Youth Summit, last week, to champion the cause of ocean conservation. The first of its kind in Australia, the event brought together an array of speakers and emerging leaders to discuss innovation, sustainability, and ocean conservation. With a focus on engaging youth advocates, the Ocean Youth […]

Forum focuses on how to produce and consume with reduced planetary impact

John Gertsakis, Director of the Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence.  Product stewardship is the pathway for businesses and governments to a real-world circular economy, and for the first-time leaders in product stewardship from these sectors in Australia and Europe are coming together on 9 May in Sydney. At the 2024 Australian Product Stewardship Forum, these changemakers […]

STH BNK By Beulah explores hydroponics via first Melbourne urban farm in Southbank

In the lead-up to construction commencing on Australia’s tallest tower STH BNK By Beulah, Melbourne developer Beulah has partnered with Sydney-based community vertical farming business, Greenspace, to activate the existing site into a 200sqm pop-up Macrofarm during the prep phase for construction. Disrupting the traditional food production and distribution system with a profound new interconnected […]

Australian businesses eye opportunities in Vietnam’s surging green economy

 Asialink Business CEO Leigh Howard The timing couldn’t be better for Australian businesses to tap into opportunities arising from Vietnam’s green economy sector. As part of its Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP), Vietnam aims to generate 47 percent of its power from renewable energy by 2030. Its recently approved National Power Development Plan implementation roadmap […]

Wilderlands protects 100,000 square metres of vulnerable Australian habitat through biodiversity credits.

Wilderlands have reached a major milestone becoming the world’s fastest voluntary biodiversity credit developer to retire over 100,000 units which will protect over 10 hectares of vulnerable Australian habitat, forever. Wilderlands have reached a major milestone becoming the world’s fastest voluntary biodiversity credit developer to retire over 100,000 units which will protect over 10 hectares […]

Today’s ramble

I’ve changed the day I publish my article on this website. I did that a few weeks ago in an effort to force myself to write. I’m finding I’m too busy doing things for, or with, other people to find time to write my blog. The thing...

Wimbo Park a winner for Surry Hills

Wimbo Park in Surry Hills. Will Jones/City of Sydney City of Sydney A bigger, better and more beautiful Wimbo Park is now open for residents and visitors of Surry Hills. The City of Sydney’s multi-million dollar upgrade has transformed a small rest area into 4,600 square metres of open lawns, trees, seating and play areas […]