As my attachment to Buddha grows and I feel myself becoming more and more inclined to bow before him, I have to wonder, what is it that I’m searching for?
The question is, how will she, my daughter, learn to function as an adult if she doesn't do all the things deemed normal for a 14-year-old girl?
This Australia Day, I won’t be sitting around an esky full of beer, drinking myself stupid. I won’t fly an Aussie flag out of my car window while playing Triple J's Hottest 100. I won’t get a Southern Cross tattoo. I won’t paint my face blue, white and red. The words 'Oi, Oi, Oi' will not pass ...