Hidden under notices and scraps of paper is our life. Edited using Hipstamatic. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #38: Hidden

Korean ginseng from Tasmania

These images are kindly supplied by Ziggy! It's called Insam in Korea. A herb so valuable they say battles have been fought over the land on which it grows. Asian ginseng has been found in Korea, northeastern China and far eastern Siberia for centuries. But, thanks to a German-born Australian, Ziggy Pyka, it is now... Continue Reading →

Fred and Faye

Love, real love, is forged through trials and joys. It weathers the storms and basks in the sunlight after they clear. It isn't easy to build a life together that can last until the end of our days. Romantic notions of love are fleeting and what is needed is endless patience, compromise and a willingness... Continue Reading →


Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door. - Emma Lazarus Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #37: Opportunity

Change to the usual schedule

Hello there! For people who regularly follow Nomad, this will be a slight change to the schedule. I usually post a story on Monday. But not today. Instead I will publish a story on Valentine's Day at my employer's request. The post is about a couple and their remarkable story of faithfulness and love. I... Continue Reading →


My go! Last hand of Joe. Looking for three runs. Unless you've got a brilliant hand, there are so many possibilities at the start of the round. We always play with my in-laws. It's how we pass the time together. I tend to lose. But I don't care. Well, maybe I do a little bit.... Continue Reading →

When things seem perfect…

My blog post, Jacaranda Season, was published recently in an anthology. A project of the bookstore and social enterprise LOST IN BOOKS, the journal collected works from 21 different local artists from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities, many in their heart language. It's called Arrival. It is LOST IN BOOKS' first publication. And according to Creative Director Jane Stratton, the... Continue Reading →

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