“Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.” Jawaharlal Nehru A Now in recovery mode and staying with my family in Canberra, I am invited each saturday morning to watch my grandchildren play in their respective soccer matches . My grandson… Read More Saturday Soccer and The Game of Life
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu I booked the return ticket seven months ago; ihad been only four months before then that I had decided to go. To China. It had been a background dream for many years, my appetite whetted even moreso when I studied Chinese medicine… Read More The journey to my Journey
“Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war. ” Loren Eiseley As summer approaches it’s (supposed) end, I’ve been visiting a few beaches with the purpose of… Read More If Life Is a Beach Then……
“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 ?
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 ?
People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It’s too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.” ― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance… Read More In Celebration of small things: Life