Tag Archive | Australia
Edit Nov 15: It has been reported the baby and family are now reunited, but ONLY because the baby has been discharged from hospital. No changes to policy or regulations or standing orders or whatever red tape controls these things, so what of the next case and the case after that? We need to keep […]
Recently I have been receiving a considerable number of search terms asking “why are Australian partner visas so expensive?” I have written about the horrendous fees before: Australian Partner Visa fees have risen again! (October 2013) User pays or profiteering? Partner Visa fees (March 2013) In order to be able to better inform the majority audience of […]
A racist claims to not be a racist when the racist says he or she believes we are all one race, the human race. I make the same claim. The difference between the racist’s use of the phrase and mine, is my context is not the same. I recognise difference, the need for cultural intelligence […]
In earlier articles I have written about the struggle to use English correctly and the “h” sound. I’ve also written about the battle to find English tuition. Often Mr O and I have misunderstandings purely because English is not his first language and the vocal intonation is often not right. Usually I understand, but if I am tired […]
Some days are just mad days. Yesterday was one such day in the Oyeniyi household. Mr O was off for the day helping a friend with their gardening. First I took some snaps of the “How Does Your Garden Grow” variety. Can you spot the baby pepper? There are quite a few of them now, […]
Congratulations to Miss O 1 for graduating Year 12 and completing her Victorian Certificate of Education. Exams are now in full swing, two down and three to go, so we haven’t reached the end of the road just yet, but we are nearly there. Here are some snaps!
While you might say this site always has a human rights focus, this week I am the curator for the Twitter handle @HumanRightsRCur so I will be sharing various human rights information. If you are on Twitter and interested in human rights from around the world, please follow! One of the aspects of human rights many […]
This week the vegetable plants have shot up! As there is so much green above, here is a colourful flower enjoying the sunshine I found at lunchtime today.