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Judgement vs. compassion: Susan’s story of belonging

Susan

We’re continuing our stories of Belonging series as told to Pop-Up Story Catcher Kirsten Fogg at this year’s Big Day of Belonging. Susan tells how she tries to reconcile the judgmental and compassionate sides of her character. I’ve been doing a lot of self analysis and self reflection. I’ve been reading a book actually been writing word-for-word the … Read more

Choosing adventure over security: Suzanne’s story of belonging

Suzanne

  We’re continuing our stories of Belonging series as told to Pop-Up Story Catcher Kirsten Fogg at this year’s Big Day of Belonging. Suzanne is a Dutch traveller who chooses adventure over security. I recently sold all my belongings in The Netherlands to travel to Australia. Again. So I don’t really have many belongings anymore except … Read more

An afternoon in John Oxley Library

John Oxley Library. Image by SLQ staff.

State Library of Queensland’s John Oxley Library has a wide range of content both contemporary and retrospective chronicling events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape Queensland. Located on level 4, John Oxley Library holds unique Queensland resources including diaries, manuscripts, artworks, photographs, original maps and plans, and oral histories. Information Services Librarian Christina takes us through … Read more