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  • A Purple Car In Melbourne

    A Purple Car In Melbourne

    Recently I saw a purple BMW and the thought of this purple BMW in the Melbourne traffic stayed with me. It was a disruption. The purple was a purple without a metallic shine. It looked like Hobby the Turkish chocolate my father bought for me each time I visited my uncle’s shop together with him…

  • 2023 Australian Medicare Debate: The Better or Worse Access to Mental Health

    2023 Australian Medicare Debate: The Better or Worse Access to Mental Health

    This is a hot topic right now considering the Australian Government just cut 10 sessions from the already very limited 20 Medicare rebates for psychology. I am a critic of the Medicare Better Access Initiative and I have wanted to write something about it for some time. I participated in writing an APS submission regarding…

  • A City’s Tale – A Tribute to Forough

    A City’s Tale – A Tribute to Forough

    (This essay contains fragments from a talk I presented at a symposium in Melbourne in Aug 2018.) PART 2 of the talk. Today, I open my talk with an extract of a poem by Forough Farokhzad, my presentation today is about her sense of longing in her poetry. She unabashedly put forth her uncensored words…