Hope in the Heart of Humanity

Last night I could smell smoke. I couldn’t tell if it was the usual smoky Sydney air from the bush fires but it seemed to be getting stronger. I then heard a fire brigade siren in the distance, gradually getting louder. Soon enough, our building alarm filled the apartment with a booming voice shouting that we need to evacuate immediately. I scurried to get my two cats into their carriers, which was challenging as the alarm was so deafening that each cat went into fight / flig