Hoi An Love Story {Vietnam Stories}

There is so much to love in Hoi An. Ancient merchant houses of Japanese and Chinese traders speckle the streetscape.  Wooden boats meander down the Thu Bon River. Restaurants and cafes abound serving regional specialities. There are contemporary Vietnamese art … Continue reading

Walk your talk

I’ve just come back from a beautiful weekend away, a teaching weekend with Minmia. Sharing stories and food with fifty women, staying in bunk beds, laughing, experiencing community and as Minmia would say basking in ‘women’s essences’.

With acute consciousness I left my camera at home so that there would be no boundary to my sensory experience and I am so glad that I did. On the one hand I want to be able to document and share what I am learning and experiencing and on the other I want to keep it for myself, as sharing might be too hard and I might need to explain my own connectedness to Nungeena tya (mother earth).

‘Hang on’, you say. ‘What’s all this hippie shit?’

I’m not going to share much, just a place to begin.

You can find out about Minmia and her beautiful book ‘Under the Quandong Tree’ here.

Or watch her telling an Aboriginal love story here.