#157 2021 Reading List #win

Hello 2022, how are you? Well, time will tell on that one. My apologies for beginning the year of blog posts with such unfashionable rhyming. As usual at this time of year, I run through the books I've read (or finished) in the past twelve months. Unusually, however, I actually cracked my #yearlyreadinggoal and read …

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Advent 2021 #3: An Inconvenient Christmas

I find it challenging to think about how I would consider Christmas if I was hypothetically-not-a-Christian (usually referred to as HNAC Alison). Christmas in Australian is pervasive, regardless of whether it's incarnation is in any way biblical or not. For this reason, it's difficult to put myself in the atheist's shoes at this time of …

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#129 A Righteousness NAP

I'm not sure what possessed me - whether the need to boost my earnings or a desire to be more informed - but I decided to sign up for marking NAPLAN this year. For those reading outside of Australia, NAPLAN is the increasingly controversial National Assessment Program of Literacy and Numeracy that has been conducted …

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