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Orlando and Miami in 96 hours

One of the amazing things about the US of A is that everything is so accessible.  You can use an app (Task Rabbit) to get somebody to pick up your spiced mulled wine that you forgot was the key ingredient to your recipe or you can travel without having to plan ahead. THIS IS ONE…

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Indulgent India: Weddings, Castles and Temples.

On the plane flying to India (in a state of trepidation and excitement) an Indian gentleman was my on my right hand side in the plane seat next to me.  As is customary in a plane; we began our small talk.  He was a professor for a university; one of the Ivy League colleges in…

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The Dispensation of Drones

This is a personal response to a reflective question, given by my Professor in Catholic Social Teaching on drones.  Her question and the sources are below. Hi all! Coming to you from a deep and personal space.  As you may have or have not read in my other posts I oppose just war for the…

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RIP Asylum Seekers: Australian Refugees, Tony Abbott and Catholicism

  Catholicism has the highest percentage of religious affiliation in Australia according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics[1], with 26.6% identifying with Catholicism.   Additionally, the current Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, identifies as Catholic and has even been described as hyper –Catholic[2] in a journal article.  With all these “pro Catholic” ideas, Australia would ideally be…