“In every walk in Nature one receives far more that one seeks” John Muir I I’ve walked dogs in all sorts of terrains; along beaches and the coast, insuburbs, the bush or countryside and sometimes around city blocks, but my current walk-a creekside walk- has a special feel to it. Located in the hinterland of… Read More Mountain Creek Walk
Even if we won’t consciously admit it, at some level we all know that connecting with animals heals us. That’s why I was so touched by this story in the Australian news this week of dogs who worked with trauma victims in the Victorian court system. https://www.9news.com.au/good-news/2018/02/22/06/25/dogs-to-support-victims-of-crime-in-court Dogs are set to assist victims of crime… Read More WeAreTheWorld Blogfest: Dogs Who Heal Trauma
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. Ambrose Bierce Each February for the past three three years I abstain from sugar and alcohol. Why? For physical, mental and emotional health reasons. Don’t get me wrong I love a good glass of chilled white wine in summer, but this… Read More Fab FebFast; When Giving Up is Good for You
“Camera lies all the time. It’s all it does is lie, because when you choose this moment instead of this moment, when you… the moment you’ve made a choice, you’re lying about something larger. ‘Lying’ is an ugly word. I don’t mean lying. But any artist picks and chooses what they want to paint or… Read More Do Portraits Lie ?