Missive from under the Goanna Tree #3: radical change

This is the opportunity I take to share a summary of my words, some of the words of others that I find inspiring, an image, and some fun facts about who is reading! You can read the first missive here. In the last month, life has changed radically, yet again. Work with the local church I have been working with as the lay minister for Community Care & Engagement was hectic, but handover documents have been produced. I had an interview for a fellowship with Continue reading →

Missive from under the goanna tree #2

This is the opportunity I take to share a summary of my words, some of the words of others that I find inspiring, an image, and some fun facts about who is reading! You can read the first missive here. In the last month, life has changed radically. The honeymoon is over (literally), and I’m back in Australia to finish up my role with the Anglican Church I’ve been working with for the past year. I’m still working with a local university to grade graduate Continue reading →

About Anna Blanch Rabe

Who am I? I have many guises, but am hopefully without guile. I am the little girl who grew up in Aussie bush. I am the woman who joined the Army out of high school, who still loves to travel alone and with a hint of wanderlust and mountains of curiousity that pushes me to experience the many and varied cultures (and their food) of the world; who loves to eat, but finds some things nourish her body and soul more than others. Who decided Continue reading →

Missive from under the Goanna tree

It’s been a stinking hot week on the southern side of the earth. But, the ocean breeze is blowing and i’m only a few weeks out from a wedding….my own. Yes, I know. It’s a small world! Once again it bowls me over where people are reading! Here’s this missive from under the goanna tree ‘s shoutout to the readers from all the countries in the last week: Turkey, Malaysia, Brazil, New Zealand, China, Australia, United Kingdom,France, Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden, Russia, Belgium, South Korea, Continue reading →

A New Beginning

In order for there to be new life and new growth, sometimes other things have to end. Especially, to make room for a new beginning. So, after almost 6 years and over 100, 000 visitors, I have decided that www.Goannatree.com, the website I founded as I moved to the US the first time to attend Graduate school in 2007, has reached the end of its journey. As I’m living in Australia at the moment, it feels like it came full circle and I was the Continue reading →