Full Moon Solstice Reflections at the Barefoot Beachstone Cafe

“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.” Margaret Atwood This week began with a full moon and ends tomorrow on the winter solstice (in the southern hemisphere) surely… Read More Full Moon Solstice Reflections at the Barefoot Beachstone Cafe

In Celebration of Small Things: An Old Name for a New Sydney Site

Sydney is a city in perpetual change. Although European settlement is only two hundred years old, the city is in an ongoing state of discontent with its past and seems fixed on knocking down and rebuilding wherever and whatever it can.  Some changes are disastrous, others more positive. Take the new area called Barangaroo in… Read More In Celebration of Small Things: An Old Name for a New Sydney Site

Future/Past

Future/Past It’s the major cultural divide between France and Australia which underpins all other differences. France has an  extensive, complex and multi-layered history and been home to millions of souls who have left their marks in so many areas of life. It seems to me that it’s the past which often heavily influences present day… Read More Future/Past