Can you see it coming around the bend?It's that nasty little curveball that you've learnt to depend.Have you made a mistake no matter how small?Then whoosh, there it goes, that nasty curveball.It will have you in a panic and no thought will be clearBut hey, just relax there's nothing to fear.No need to say sorry again and … Continue reading #Poetry – That nasty curveball
Tonight was the last night to breathe in the smells of loamy soil and listen to the sounds of the night chorus. A chorus of birds, frogs, cicadas and other creatures that greet the night. I'm on 6 acres of fertile soil here in the northern rivers region of New South Wales in Australia. It's … Continue reading Eaten alive by mozzies
When things get overwhelming and there's nothing good in sight, sometimes you need a win I say to help you through the shite. It doesn't matter the situation or how much you might feel down, sometimes you need a little win I say to turn that frown around. When your health might be struggling and … Continue reading #Poetry – Don’t forget to breathe!
I walk as though the night was walking. Smooth darkness splattered with bright stars and subtle light. What brings you here oh walker? It is the gift of quietness, of soul, of reflection, of gentleness away from bright skies.For day is full and bright and crowded. It's many roads a distraction. Bring quiet lights and gentle … Continue reading #Poetry – Wait out the dusk
Land Fresco - Acrylic on Canvas - 2014 I've been getting a bit towie this week. I look up Australian slang and phrases and find words and phrases that we just don't use much. Well, not by me 'a born and bred' Sydney-sider. They're almost like something constructed for the TV. Maybe the tourism industry … Continue reading Don’t stick out like a sore thumb
Cake, it's the perfect accompaniment for a great cup of coffee when your out and about. But you know what they say 'you cant judge a book by its cover'. Not all coffee shops can 'make the cut'. Their cakes and pastries look great in the display but how ripped off do you feel when … Continue reading Have your cake and eat it too
When I was eight I fell off the slippery dip at the park and snapped my front teeth in half. Mom in tears to show her and thus began my dental journey. Going to the dentist, it ‘scares the living daylights out of me’. It’s nothing personal. My teeth just have a history. The latest, … Continue reading Spit and gargle language