A Listening Conversation

I wonder whether you will be as surprised as I was to find out that, according to my computer’s Thesaurus and Dictionary, listening is an antonym (an opposite) to conversation? Conversation is defined as “an informal discussion of a topic among two or more people,” while listening is described as “giving one’s attention to sound.” …

What’s up with the people?

From Verena Fink, Thessaloniki, Greece, 03/10/2022 Listen to, or read along with Verena… War in Ukraine, refugees all over the world, pushbacks everywhere in Europe, especially in my country, in Greece. The climate change became a serious climate crisis already years ago, plastic in the sea, in our food, in our bodies. People in Thessaloniki …

The Obsolete as Opportunity

Today, this first Monday in October, many workers in Australia return to their offices, virtually empty during the COVID period. Some organisations are allowing their workers to transition from working at home these last two years to working at the office three days and at home the other two. They are aware that many workers …