This ANZAC Day, while I suggest that we honour the fallen, we should also note those who sent them to die.
Since 2001 twice as many ADF veterans like myself have been lost to suicide than to armed conflict. The promise of a Royal Commission seems too little, too late.
With Australia leaving Afghanistan, I’m wondering how we’ll remember it, and indeed, how we’ll be remembered. I believe I have a clue.
I’m at the age where my social calendar is made up of funerals. However, the more I see, the less I want the standard dour church fare for my own.
Christmas has many traditions, but the walk to the 2020 version has taken many a strange path over the history of the holiday.