Dianne Motton

About Author
Dianne Motton teaches English at a secondary school in Melbourne, has always had a passion for travel and writes quirky stories about what she observes.

ALL ARTICLES FROM Dianne Motton

COVID-19

Friday Reflection: A new perspective

We're the lucky ones, writes Dianne Motton, and now is the time to be positive.

COVID-19

Friday Reflection: Surprise ending to mask-making tutorial

A compliant Dianne Motton goes in search of fabric and a YouTube demonstration.

Europe

Historic towns are hurting, but they’ve been through worse than COVID-19

Dianne Motton reflects on basic human needs being overshadowed by history.

COVID-19

Friday Reflection: Surrounded by lies, damn lies and statistics

Dianne Motton reflects on the true impact of COVID-19.

COVID-19

Friday Reflection: The simplicity of being a kid back then

Dianne Motton recalls a childhood unencumbered by global issues.

Lifestyle

Friday Reflection: Perceptions and pathways for women

When I was growing up in the 1960s, there were few options for careers for women. Or at least

Community

Remember when: governments handed out milk to schoolkids

Hot and cold, rain and shine, Dianne Motton recalls how the half-pint bottles of milk were delivered

COVID-19

Friday Reflection: When did I suddenly get old?

COVID-19 is particularly dangerous for older people, which makes this baby boomer pause to

Community

When only a Derwent will do

Hey Millennials, iPads and mobile phones weren't on baby boomer wish lists. This is what Dianne

Community

OK millennials, you should know this

Teacher and baby boomer Dianne Motton fires back on the millennials' ‘OK Boomer' assertions, setting

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