not drowning waving
- July 13
the ocean, coffee with a friend.
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Kim Gamble's Links
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 »
Please meet Paul Kelly, Aussie legend ~ I know it's not Christmas yet, but we don't have Thanksgiving here, & anyway gravy's good, whatever the occasion ~ hope you enjoy.
Hello Dan, it's Joe here
I hope you're keeping well
Its the 21st of December
There's times like this when fences fall away, & we appear in the gardens of each others' hearts, on porches bearing casseroles or bowls of whatever's good today, made with love & blessings, knowings, whispering comfort, wishing it could stop but it won't,
this endles… Read full post »
Further north, above the Tropic of Capricorn, was Cairns ...
Abattoir was a sort of a lead-up, but I left out the people I loved : Lothar & Carmella, George & Linda etc. I was looking forward to seeing them again.
First stop was Cairns Post Office. I sat on… Read full post »
In a camping ground to the north I met Ingrid, a German backpacker my age. She worked on a boat that took people on day-trips to the islands. The boat was a 45' ketch, the Nari.
Ingrid arranged that I could be dropped at one of the few islands with fresh water,… Read full post »
I swore I wasn't going to stay there any longer than I absolutely had to, but jugs of beer & company above the river nights put paid to my resolve ...
Nothing pretty. Acres o… Read full post »
A friend called Kathy met a guy in Luxembourg, back in the seventies.
She was on a park bench & he came by in a 3 piece pinstripe brown suit leading 3 brindle whippets. They met, they fell in love.
... ff to 1980, Francois turns up at my house in… Read full post »
Raised without a specific religion, I find myself pretty much constantly gazing at things for a clue ~ leaves, grass, small birds, bewilderbeesties ...
I so… Read full post »
I found a lovely old hand, a bronze bhodisattva's hand in an out-of-the-way place in Luang Prabang. I bought a horse & a tiger there too, & the prices came down - still they weren't much, for what… Read full post »