It’s been an emotional and busy few days. We have been packing, throwing things out and donating things to charity shops. We will move out of our apartment tomorrow. My husband will be headed to London before us. And we will follow him shortly after. It’s been so very sad to say goodbye to people, […]
Not long now before I leave this behind. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #74: Dreaming
Look for the helpers. When disaster strikes or difficulties occur, Mr Roger‘s mother told him to look for the helpers. “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, […]
I am going to miss this beach. I am going to miss walking on its sand and feeling its cool water wash over my feet. Not long now before we are London bound. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
Captured one evening in Thailand. Dancers about to entertain the crowd. It was a beautiful evening full of delicious food, dancing and music. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #63: Movement
It is Wednesday night as I write. I am home now after an emotional evening. In a small room, packed with people, we heard directly from two remarkable people who have come to Australia in search of safety, fairness and dignity. I asked them if they could tell the room about their home country. One […]
There is a sign in a dead end alleyway between Redfern and Central station in Sydney. It says “Jesus loves you”. There are days when I don’t notice it. And there are days when I search for it before it zooms by. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #72: Fleeting moment
I am not the best public speaker. I get scared talking in front of people. Just thinking about it does strange things to my stomach and chest. But in a couple of days I will be speaking at my first political event — a community forum in support of people who have fled conflict and […]
Him: Mum can we go now? I don’t understand this and I feel like my brain is going to malfunction. Me: You’re not supposed to understand it. You’re supposed to engage with it visually and let the image wash over you. Him: No. You are supposed to get the information from the image. Not by […]
In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters. – Paul Gauguin Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #71: Create
For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday !
Taken in China some years ago. We were going to a wedding in South Korea and visited Beijing on our way. I was recently asked what I would be doing if I didn’t have to work. “I would be travelling the world with these two,” I responded. It’s because as I get ready to leave […]