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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

I feel less Australian than other people – Kate’s story of belonging

Kate

We’re continuing our stories of belonging series gathered at our Big Day of Belonging event in June. This week Kate, a first-generation Australian muses on her accent and whether she is less Australian than others. I find it frustrating that everyone thinks I’m Canadian. I don’t know whether it frustrates me because I want them to think I … Read more