If you love a flower don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower let it be. Love is not about possession. It’s about appreciation. Oslo I love flowers as much as the next girl but I have … More Sea Shells, Love and Letting Go
I don’t know just how it happened, I let down my guard … Guess I should have seen it coming Caught me by surprise I wasn’t looking where I was going I fell into your eyes. You came into my crazy world like a cool and cleansing wave Before I, I knew what hit me … More An Elemental Journey
I’m a tree hugger, I’ll admit it. Actually I’m a hugger full stop. My sister always labeled me sensitive and touchy as a child. I guess it stuck. I know I’ve posted a photo of this Ghost Gum before but this huge fella had the most amazing trunk I’ve ever seen. It felt so alive. … More A Touchy Subject: Textures (WPC)
“The three Musketeers” was how my sister dubbed us as we set off on our six week adventure to Central Australia, the heart and soul of my gorgeous country. Well, we’re not exactly a swashbuckling trio and I wasn’t quite wrestling crocs, but my hubby, my 16yo son and yours truly have just returned from an unforgettable road … More The Three Musketeers
You know you’re in North Queensland when you drive by a giant mango. After weeks of being in the red dusty outback we’re now in sugarcane country and the land of fresh mangoes and avocados. Oh and lots of coconut trees. There’s so much to take in, often I just have to stop to take … More Unusual: From the Outback to the Coast
Whoever says that magic doesn’t exist obviously hasn’t been to Central Australia. I’ve been on the road for one week and right now we’re camped in the cultural heart and soul of our country. Connecting to the outside world has been sporadic and minimal but, while I have the chance, here at the Ayers Rock … More Stepping into a Magical Outback
We’re leaving this Sunday for our Central Australia outback trip and packing has begun in earnest. There’s one thing that I’d like to take but I’ll probably leave behind and that’s my trusty guitar. She came with me to the Flinders Ranges and I enjoyed playing a few tunes around the camp fire but I’ve … More Music in the Outback
We’ve seen some strange things on our travels. I guess that’s what makes travelling in Australia so interesting and so much fun. It’s not often you see kinky art in country paddocks but at Mt Cole State Park these two are permanently intertwined. This is in the same paddock. Makes you wonder what the artist … More It’s not Unusual
Last week there were kangaroos in the back paddock. Yesterday there was a bogged car. What the … “You might want to bring your phone out the back ” said my hubby.
How’s the weather in your neck of the woods? Such a typical conversation starter, isn’t it? Secondary maybe to “how are you?”. Though I’ve often thought when people are in a rush, they don’t really want to know how we are. Not really, unlike the weather.