Books & Authors
Australian waters too often a deadly playground for culturally diverse society
On a Sunday morning in North Steyne, north of Sydney, a small, glassy swell is rolling in. My twins, nine, are part of a rolling maul of nippers on the beach. They are the only children from a South-East Asian background as far as the eye can see. ...
A non-Muslim in a Muslim country: How I remember Malaysia
Comment: The gentle, inclusive Islam of Sharon Verghis’s childhood in Malaysia remains one of her strongest and more enduring memories.
For most of my childhood, the Muslim call to prayer in the old colonial port town of Malacca, Malaysia was my alarm clock. ...