...what employer would hire some 'blow-in' from interstate? (with audio) Previously it was about That Elusive First Job. Now a new adventure! I had some idea that I was going to be some famous artist when I finished studies in fine arts years ago. I really 'drank the Kool-aid' on that one. So I moved … Continue reading Ep 2: #Job Hunt – The Blow-In
Ep 1 (with audio) After speaking to my friends daughter recently I realised she and her friends think having trouble getting a job after leaving school is new to their generation. I'm sorry to break it to you. We don't always get things 'served on a silver platter'. I certainly didn't. I've been 'scraping the … Continue reading Ep 1: #Job Hunt – That elusive first job
If you've been following my posts you will see that art is my thing. I didn't get dad's excellence in music. That's OK. It took a couple of years though to come to that conclusion. I was given my first guitar by a flatmate of mine years ago. I felt like 'the cats pyjamas'. The thing was … Continue reading #Art – Guitar as muse
We're paddling our boat along the water glistening. In sparkling shades of white and blue I hear the harbour listening. Our laughter mixes on the breeze and joins each splash of oar, as the harbour listens to our tales that echo to the shore. Picnics greet us round the bend with trees so lush and … Continue reading #Poetry – Spell of the harbour
Dingo at my window. I watch you chase seagulls on the beach. It is such a rare opportunity. Dingos here generally are out and about when there are no people around. They are still wild which is why I have the window up a bit.
Yellow Banksia on a Path I watched two lifetimes for you to grow. Your fronds, like staccato lines, envelop generations of life and death.
Christmas in Australia has always been about holidays, sunscreen, and bushfires. Summer holidays seem to go hand in hand with bushfires. Fires last year were so fierce they gained international attention. A year or so before that we packed up the car for fires had reach our suburb on the outskirts of the city. We … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge # 128 – Here Comes the Holiday Season