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

Horti-Couture: Canberra’s Creative Blooms

Floriade is the spring festival for Canberra folk and tourists. The city’s cool climate (in winter) lends itself to vibrant floral displays when spring finally hits, which happens most years in September. This year however, has been excessively wet and the blooms were dampened and droopy in Commonwealth Park on the first weekend of the… Read More Horti-Couture: Canberra’s Creative Blooms

In Celebration of Small Things: Firey sunsets, Frosty Mornings and Warm Gloves

“The best way is not to fight it, just go. Don’t be trying all the time to fix things. What you run from only stays with you longer. When you fight something, you only make it stronger.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters I arrived back in Australia to a Canberra winter, a test for the… Read More In Celebration of Small Things: Firey sunsets, Frosty Mornings and Warm Gloves

The Weather Rap

The Weather Rap “Here in Darwin, It’s always hot, It’s a nice place to go It’s a holiday spot Refrain: What’s the weather?…What’s the weather like?…What’s the weather? …What’s the weather like? Here in Hobart, the weather is cool, So put on your jacket when you to to school. Refrain: What’s the weather?…What’s the weather… Read More The Weather Rap

Creations of Light and Dark

<img src="https://lightravellerkate.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/20150612_172319.jpg?w=300&quot; alt="Wandjina" width="300" height="225" class=“alignnone size-medium wp-image-854” />I have been looking forward to Dark Mofo for some time now, and write about it in a previous post “Celebration of Darkness”. I like the idea of acknowledging the role of dark in life and creation, because throughout history, from the time of the Biblical God… Read More Creations of Light and Dark