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

Anticipation

Waiting Dreaming Fantasising Wild imagining like a gift still unwrapped. Tension mounts Stirrings awaken Talking and planning A delicious contemplation. Scintillating Nerve wracking Palpitations Like a deep massage an unscratchable itch. When senses collide Lustful impatience builds desire to fever pitch. Anticipating Passionate daydreams A journey unfolds As desires emerge to become one. Tantalisingly near … More Anticipation

Reflection

“Time spent in self reflection is never wasted. It is an intimate date with yourself.” Paul TP Wong The past few weeks have been a time of quiet contemplation. Although I’ve been busy writing for a number of magazines things have been otherwise quiet. I’ve had some ups but also a lot of stress that’s … More Reflection

Big dunes and big thrills

Dear Ocean and Sand Dunes, thank you for making us feel tiny, humble, inspired, salty, windswept and free all at once”. That’s how this place made me feel. From driving on massive sand dunes to riding the ocean waves, the area around Cape Bridgewater blew me away, nearly literally.