Charlotte is Moved

Child Care: Then and Now

Child Care: Then and Now

It’s winter, 1972.  Hair was longer, hems were shorter than they’d been for years.  Rising opposition to Australia's involvement in the war in Vietnam was opening up other cracks in what was still a deeply conservative society. After a long campaign, government...

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Vale, Jen McDonald

Vale, Jen McDonald

My dear friend Jennifer McDonald died, aged 60, on Tuesday, July 19.   A week later, coming back from a memorial held in her honour, I stopped at the co-op grocery to buy myself a bar of chocolate.  Chocolate is my addiction of necessity now as I can no longer...

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Charlotte is Back

Charlotte is Back

Welcome to the resuscitated Charlotte is Moved.  According to Wikipedia, I'd posted the blog, 'with political, social and artistic themes, from 2013 to 2016.'  I don't remember why I stopped writing it, but my guess is that because of my partner's death in 2015, I had...

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