This blog looks past partisan politics to find solutions and provide insights into public policy. It is the companion blog to the author's on-line training course in democracy and civic action: www.3ptraining.com.au
It covers a wide spectrum of issues from local to international concerns.
It was previously the support blog for the author's biography "Finding Home, An Autobiographical Account of a Child Migrant Growing on the Edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness” available from Amazon.
Erik is a public policy professional and owner of the online training course in democracy and civic action: www.3ptraining.com.au
…explores ways to create a sustainable and just community. Explores how that community can be best protected at all levels including social policy/economics/ military.
Erik’s autobiography is a humorous read about serious things. It concerns living in the bush, wilderness, home education, spirituality, and activism. Finding Home is available from Amazon, Barnes&Noble and all good e-book sellers.
recently released autobiography deals extensively with matters of faith,
activism, and creation care.
story relates the experience of emigrating from Britain to rural Australia as a
young child.It chronicles my family’s
faith journey after leaving the church and their adventures in home education
and natural learning.It tells a story
of discovery in the Australian wilderness; of finding faith, and subsequent
journeys through environmental activism, evangelism, and relationships.
the author’s journey as he takes you into the wilderness, helps found a
political reform party, trains in non-violent direct action, and stands in the
dock in the Supreme Court as a litigant against the State.Travel with him back to the British
Isles, to Indonesia
under dictatorship, to the Cronulla race riots in Australia, and then back to his
mountain cabin in Tasmania.
is both a very personal story and an insider’s view of public life.It chronicles and critiques religious and
other fundamentalisms as they encounter the real world of human passions,
greed, and real politic.
humorous, sometimes tragic, this is a very personal story of engaging with
public life, about finding the divine in odd places, about social conflict, and
about finding in the end those things that hold us together. It is about the
strange ways that love finds us. It is a story of finding home.