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Rebuild Together – Bushfire Volunteer Platform

Rebuild Together – A Platform to connect volunteers with people who have been affected by the recent bushfires.   www.rebuildtogether.com.au When the fires broke out across Australia, I had an overwhelming feeling of helplessness. I wanted to help, but I didn’t know how or where to start. We don’t all have a bunch of money …

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Muslim prayer beads on a blue prayer mat.

Prayer beads

Words and photography by Tim Jamieson ‘What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create’ – Buddha Muslims, Taoists and Buddhists live in a Mosque and two temples set almost touching, nestled into a small hill in the Helan mountains. They have lived here and prayed here side by …

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A portrait of a traditional Chinese actor facing the crowd.

Spring festival

Photos by Tim Jamieson The pillow’s low, the quilt is warm, the body smooth and peaceful, Sun shines on the door of the room, the curtain not yet open. Still the youthful taste of spring remains in the air, Often it will come to you even in your sleep. ~ Bai Juyi

A Chinese performer performing a dragon dance during the Spring festival.

A new adventure

Words and photos by Tim Jamieson When I first arrived at Shanghai airport I took one look at the mass of people waiting for immigration and scoured the list of destinations on the departures board. New York, Bangkok, Sydney. Any place that wasn’t here. Last call for the 12:25 to Helsinki? Tempting. I stared out …

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