‘I would put forward the idea we should have an advocate whose job it is to be the guardian for those kids because at the moment their guardian and their jailer are the same person and I don’t think that’s right.’
Welcome to Jordan, a historically rich and fascinating nation, generally regarded as the most stable and peaceful in the Middle East. Petra is the most famous of Jordan’s exceptional attractions – a complete city carved of rock over two thousand years ago by the Nabateans.
“Those that cannot budget to procreate – shouldn’t! ” Indeed. Let’s make sure women decide the exact right moment to reproduce. If they get it wrong, or chose a partner who dies, leaves them, abuses them or makes them deeply unhappy, screw ‘em. It’s their fault for choosing to carry, give birth to and raise the next generation, right?
The moment when you push open the creaking door of an abandoned Medieval church on a mountain peak in the Pyrénées is not one you’ll quickly forget.
I recently did a shoot with Bek Morris, Australia’s Bunny Yeager. She is the powerhouse behind Bexterity, she runs her own photography business and reproduction vintage clothing store, has a talent for creating classic 40s and 50s pin-up looks on all her varied clients, and personally handles every aspect of her photo shoots.
On this election day, I am grateful to be a working, voting citizen of Australia, a democratic and lucky country. I owe thanks to the women before me who made this possible. Edith Cowan believed that if you wanted something changed, you had to run for parliament. I’ll be raising a glass to her today.