not drowning waving
- July 13
the ocean, coffee with a friend.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Beck, Answer the Question
December 04, 2013 01:05AM
- I am not some Aboriginal child
November 23, 2013 02:31AM
- Looking Back on Barraba
July 21, 2013 03:45AM
- This Great Big Sea.
July 19, 2013 04:40AM
- hey mom I've noticed ...
July 15, 2013 11:40PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “New song above,
From my friend
Valanga, for Madiba, for
- “Love you
I don't say it
much I know.”
- “Happy tenth, or fifth,
There are no
Editors here. Myriad
New bed is
in a familiar environment
& the staff
- “Get To Burning
& will re-energise the
both of you.
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Your house for the first time, not knowing what ; certainly not a kiss, hug or Good to see you-thanks for coming, although you asked me to come, and I'd said yes. I'd thought maybe a Hi ...
It's beautiful ~ I mean, at first glance, first impressions : beautiful. All… Read full post »
Hazel at 10, Eurabah, a vast, flat sheep property near Come-By-Chance ; she spent her first eleven years there, in heaven, she recalls.
Hazel at 22 ; the young man of her dreams took the photo. In… Read full post »
The Sun takes all her warm colours with her when she goes.
As beautiful as she is, Moon's pallette is cold ;
first yellow, even gold, low in the sky,
as she rises, the more austere her light
until the night is blue and white.
â˜¾&n… Read full post »
Here we don't say bathroom, when we mean toilet. We say "toilet," as in, "Where's the, ah, toilet ?" Builders here know this, and the answer has always been, "Up the hall, second on the left." Certain foreign builders apparently don't know this, & the result has led to a great… Read full post »
I don't remember painting this.
It would have been around '86. It's quite a large canvas. It sits on the mantel at Arielle's place ~ looks like a candle or something's been burning, there to the left of the boat. If you picked it up and turned it around, you'd… Read full post »
Aldo Gennaro came to Australia via Julliard in New York in the early seventies, from Chile.
He had spent time in an Augustinian monastery, then branched out into dance and theatre,… Read full post »
Hey diddle diddle,
The cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon ;
The little dog laughed
To see such fun,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.
...bouncing from Art James' Polecat Hollow Road post, 4. 15. 2012 ...
Reading children's books can keep… Read full post »
She played in a restaurant along that road
that leads down to the water ; she played and her Dad sang
Romani songs ; she danced as she played and
we clapped and ate & drank while their lives
unfolded every night, for our entertainment
which… Read full post »
A few weeks ago as I was cleaning up after a drawing session at mom's old-folk's home a fellow approached and introduced himself ~ David Rose, MD. In his nineties, he was still six feet, and spoke clearly, with purpose. He was interested in children's books, he said. One book in… Read full post »
Men/Women. The Difference & the Great Divide, we learn from an early age.
I was about 10, before I realised the Difference ~ not the Divide yet ; the Difference. The Divide came later.
It was at Peter Warman's birthday party, sitting next to Linda Bicknell, not at a table,… Read full post »
Why is this girl on the back of a saltwater crocodile ? What is a cane toad ?
bufo marinus ~ the cane toad.
&nb… Read full post »
" They built houses out of dreams, mudbrick and native pine. In freezing winters they lay by crackling fires ; in boiling summers they fell asleep listening to the music of the stars.
This is where I grew up. This is where I learned to love and listen and see… Read full post »
Taiko was told of Morning Glory the rarest flower
~ teamaster Rikiu's garden is in fu… Read full post »
( Take that, Vladimir ! )
I couldn't decide between Candace's 33 Things, & Antoinette's What Would You Change. Someone on Antoinette's said "kindness"...
1. Main trait ~ So I thought I'd try to make it about both. I really did have
2. Qualities in a man ~ all my… Read full post »
Here come old flat-top He come groovin' up slowly He got joo joo eyeballs He one holy roller ...
He was a ski-insructor from Innsbruck. I met him walking out of a showerblock in a camping ground up… Read full post »
It was sunny when I woke, but pouring by the time I got to the lake, with red roses & thermos.
I left the canoe on top of the car,
guarded by a goose, & went to find Her.
Goose followed me ~ wanted… Read full post »
In this, 2012 Year of the Water Dragon, may we find the strength to speak our truths to one another clearly & with calm.
May the past fall into place, the present line up with our expectations, the future unfold gently & may it rain wherever it's needed.
May we… Read full post »
I didn't want to have to cut the picture out of its frame to photograph it sans reflection, but I t… Read full post »
A few years ago when mom was getting dropsy I thought it best if one of us could keep her closer company, in order that she could stay a little longer in the house & garden she loved.
It was my call, but I needed a place to work while… Read full post »
I was living outside of Sydney in a lovely old home in a peach orchard ~ address : Old House, Moore's Lane, Glenorie, shared with a good friend, Sandy. We had lots of visitors, among them a guitarist with a collection… Read full post »
... from a from a place in the boosh to you, our os buddies, with lots of love, kg.
No idea what that finger thing means ~ hope it isn't rude, is it.
( original post )
Thinking… Read full post »
It happened again tonight just then
She came in waving her arms like a windmill
~ I'm waiting for my order
She's freaking out Cut in Half ! Cut in Half !
Catch the waiter's eye & do the circle with my finger
next to my ear, eyebrows raised,
universal crazy … Read full post »
You ( Anna ) might not like this picture much
but I do.
It tells me a story about a night,
a year or 18 months ago,
in your garden,
before we fell apart ~ … Read full post »
It seems fairly obvious that we are surrounded by an alien life form.
In the supermarket yesterday a woman tried to push in front of me with a trolleyload of items, none of them edible, and I had occasion to drag her back by the collar into line.
I don't go… Read full post »
Just Thinking left a comment at trilogy's about this book, or specifically, the cover ~ she wondered about the story behind it ~ for you, Just Thinking ...
It's a 32 page picture book about Matthew, who goes to his Grandpa's for a holiday, learns to sail, &… Read full post »
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