Saturday, June 1, 2013

It's National Reconciliation Week .....

.... but what with this:

which made me think of this:

and then this:

and the necessity to explain things like this: The ape insult: a short history of a racist idea

and commentary ranging from I am racist and so are you 

to On the "We're all racist" Deepity

I don't know about you, but I started to find that every time I said National Reconciliation Week to myself, somehow this old melody came to me:

So when Anita Heiss invited me to share some reflections on National Reconciliation Week on her blog initially I was struggling to come up with something to say that wouldn't be a roar of anger - which is why I decided to follow Anita's lead and come up with a few things to be grateful for - have a read.