Blue Lotus Love

“The Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson If that’s true then the flowers at the Blue Lotus Water Garden in Yarra Junction must be the happiest on the planet. Located just off the Warburton highway, barely an hour from home, I found a glorious landscape. Lakes and ponds, filled with thousands of water lilies … More Blue Lotus Love

Dialogue in the Dark

Who would have thought walking round in the dark for an hour with nothing but a white cane would be so challenging, enlightening and fun. It was pitch black as we entered and I felt a moment of panic. Nothing quite prepares you for complete and utter darkness, the moment that plunges you suddenly into … More Dialogue in the Dark

Birds need Extra Water

“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think”. Rumi Except that the birds aren’t singing very loudly today. There’s a heat wave moving across Australia this week. As I sit down to write this post and share a long overdue book review, it’s a sweltering 41°C outside.  The trees … More Birds need Extra Water

Open in 2019

If you could choose one word to describe how you’d like to live your life this year what would it be? Would it be confident, focused, brave, balanced or something completely different? It didn’t take me long to figure out mine. In fact, after my last post about Stepping into the Unknown it was obvious. … More Open in 2019