When I had my first conversation with the homeowners in Perth, they mentioned their proximity to the Swan River. Something in me was delighted. I’ve visited Perth before, it’s the capital of Western Australia and one ocf my favourite Australian cities but my visits in the past were located on both the North and South… Read More A Magnificent Swan Cycle
Its the quintessential Aussie thing to do on Christmas day, which in the Southern Hemisphere falls on Midsummer. This ywar I thought Id break with tradition and stay near the Swan river rather than the beaches on the Indian Ocean. Rising early, I decided to reprise my visit of two Ch5istmases past and have an… Read More In Celebration of Small Things; A Christmas Day Swim
As humans we have such a tortured relationship with our bodies that it frequently takes artists to remind us of how beautiful the human body can be whether it is big small, male or female. I recently experienced a wonderful exhibition called “Nude” at the Art Gallery of NSW. The introduction states ” The art… Read More The Body Beautiful
“Seven Miles from Sydney and a Thousand Miles From Care” Such were the words on a popular 1920’s tourist poster advertising the pleasures of Manly, which boasts both Surf and Harbour beaches. On a brief visit to Sydney I decided to reacquaint myself with the journey by ferry to a familiar place from my childhood.… Read More A Thousand Miles From Care
Maybe there’s a whole other universe where a square moon rises in the sky, and the stars laugh in cold voices, and some of the triangles have four sides, and some have five, and some have five raised to the fifth power of sides. In this universe there might grow roses which sing. Everything leads… Read More In Celebration of Small Things:The Rose
As bloggers and writers, we know the power of words but what of the power of Are Numbers More Important Than Words ? As bloggers and writers, we know the power of words but what of the power of numbers? My grand-daughter turned 7 this week which gave me pause for thought on the importance… Read More Are Numbers More Important Than Words ?