Engineers of the soul

Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.

 Alice Walker, an American author and activist

Her most famous novel, “The Color Purple”, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1983.

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Abbott keeps an election promise. We lose a World Heritage site. →

"It’s not often that environmentalists, the timber industry and unions agree on forests — but now Tony Abbott wants to shred their landmark agreement to protect Tasmania’s forests. In just a few days, the government will ask the World Heritage Committee to strip Tasmania’s forests of their protection — and we can’t let this happen.”