Some Good news from the Ashes of the Fires

I, like most Aussies and many around the world, have become traumatised witnesses to the megafires burning throughout the eastern seabord of Australia. I couldn’t think of what to write and then remembered the monthly WeAreTheWorldBlogfest and the commitment of all participating bloggers to find a positive story of humanity to share with the world.… Read More Some Good news from the Ashes of the Fires

The Blessings of Natural Abundance or Why I’m not Celebrating Christmas This Year

This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath. Gustave Flaubert Every morning, around 5.30 I pass the Royal Poinciana and Mango trees. I noticed the beauty of the Poinciana… Read More The Blessings of Natural Abundance or Why I’m not Celebrating Christmas This Year

WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: A Good News Bushfire Story

Over 50 bushfires have been burning for the past three weeks along thecoast from Sydney tothe north of Noosa in Queensland.The news has been consistently stark and depressing to read and watch. People have lost their lives, homes, livelihoods. The devestation to the wildlife population is extreme and especially impacting the Koala habitat around Port… Read More WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: A Good News Bushfire Story