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Tim’s Place (Blog)



Welcome. Come in, sit down, have a chat. I have some thoughts and reflections from 30 years working in an around community development. But I also have thoughts and reflections drawn from the confusing and fascinating experience of being human. So bring your full self in here. The human experience lies beneath, and enriches, the professional. Here, then, is some of what lies beneath.


Most of it seems to grow from one simple question: How can we best be human, together?

Men’s Work; Women’s Work

Posted on November 17, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

This article arose out of work I’ve been doing with Jen de Vries looking at gender and leadership. You can see related […]

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The Wife’s Snoring (or ‘a chat with God’)

Posted on November 15, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

This is something that I wrote at the height of the Iraq War (in a crowded campground)….click here It still […]

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Men; Culture; History: Why we get sick, sad and suicidal.

Posted on August 19, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

  I originally wrote this in the early 2000s, when I was a sprightly 40-something.  It still feels like a […]

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On Kaarta Gar-up

Posted on June 15, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

  Splintered, pixelakrified, beaten, I remembered to walk on Kaarta Gar-up. Then, I remembered beauty and then I remembered love….. […]

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Two men fight in a war

Posted on May 29, 2014 by Tim Muirhead

Speech, by Tim Muirhead Delivered at ‘Commemorating Indigenous War Veterans’ Ceremony at request of John Schnaars (pictured) Wednesday May 28th […]

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