July 4, 2018

Often people will say to me “I don’t know how you do it?!” but I am just like you, I am not a perfect mother who has boundless patience and time and this was not my choice, but it is my life and my responsibility. As a parent of a new baby, you of course […]

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June 20, 2018

Cloud shrouds the menacing heights of Bali’s Mount Agung as hundreds toil in preparations to ensure the recently active volcano remains in sleep mode. Balinese believe the gods dwell in Agung, the ash-spewing volcano that ruled out tourism and local life in east Bali for almost four months from late 2017. Ceremonies to appease the […]

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HELPING 72 EAST BALI CHILDREN STAY IN SCHOOL

In classrooms across an impoverished mountain village in East Bali, stories are being re-written and futures are being rescued by children, especially girls, learning and preparing to lead their communities for a better life. When East Bali Poverty Project was established in 1998, the poverty rate in Desa Ban was staggering. Thousands of families were […]

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Art Fairs: Independent Artists’ Best Income Bet?

There are compelling reasons for Bali-based artists to consider making a foray into international art fairs. Local galleries can provide exposure through location and contact lists, but if finding collectors and making sales is a top priority, regional art fairs could possibly be a career fast pass. Four and a half hours due north of […]

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PROJECT KARMA-OUR MISSION : Combating Child Sexual Exploitation

Project Karma was established in 2015 and registered with the Australian Charity and Not-for-profit commission in March 2016. Based In Melbourne Australia, Project Karma’s focus is to combat child exploitation both within Australia and in key regions of South East Asia where the majority of these crimes occur. Millions of children are trafficked globally each […]

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CURIOSITY AS ANTI-VENOM TO FEAR. THE SNAKE MAN OF UBUD

‘Financially, emotionally and in terms of the pain or even death, I’m taking a calculated risk.’ Ron Lilley, Herpetologist   And aren’t we all?   For the seekers and adventurers among us, there are many alternative maps to existence in this universe. But fear can limit endeavour. What are you willing to risk to answer […]

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