Guest post: May in Oz – the view from Down Under by Sarah Klenbort

The months of the Gregorian calendar, their names and cultural associations, are historically connected with life in the Northern Hemisphere. But in Australia, May brings autumn or fall. My friend, the writer Sarah Klenbort, give us a view from Down Under.  Continue reading “Guest post: May in Oz – the view from Down Under by Sarah Klenbort”

5 Things I think I know about … January

Some years ago and in another country, I used to go out with someone who questioned all manner of received wisdom. ‘How do you know that?’ he’d say. ‘How can you be sure?’ What a great time he must be having now, in the era of fake news. But still … I challenged myself to write down some assumptions. What do I know (or think I know) about January?  Continue reading “5 Things I think I know about … January”