Stubborn. Annoying. Funny. Wonderful. They are my heart. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #42: Family
I met George last year. He was an elderly man, ageing happily in a nursing home with his wife, Barbara. He served in World War II. He saw terrible battles and survived them. He loved his wife dearly. I could see his face change as he talked about her. He looked like he was lit […]
It’s been a day since we heard the terrible news from New Zealand. And now tonight I hear children are among the dead. I am appalled at what a senator from Queensland said in the wake of such tragedy. And utterly ashamed that he used scripture to justify his comments. Most of all I am […]
I took him to the 19th Sydney Biennale. He was seven years old. Me: There’s a wall full of nudes here sweetheart. They’re beautiful but I’m not sure how you’d… Son: It’s ok mum. I know not to laugh. I take our boy to the Art Gallery of NSW often. He used to love spending […]
Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #41: Breakfast
So I’m here. I am at my first MeetUp. I spent the morning looking at the sunrise with friends. Ducked home to collect my computer and drove to Redfern where a group of writers were going to get together and work on their projects. Redfern is an inner suburb of Sydney. It used to be […]
Around about this time last year George Ezra came to town. I left my husband and son at home to watch him perform. It was a great night! For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
We were driving to the top of Mt Wellington/Kunanyi. It was so cloudy we thought we would see nothing. As we headed higher, we rose above the clouds to bright sunshine and blue skies. We didn’t get to see the city below that day. The mountain treated us to a sea of white clouds instead. […]
Hong Kong. Located east of the Pearl River estuary, they say people have been on that tiny island for more than 35,000 years. It came under Chinese control for the first time more than 2,200 years ago under the Qin Dynasty. Then came the British in the 1800s when the island was ceded to them […]
For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
Found close to the ground in Macau. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #39: Windows
Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else. — Fred Rogers 68-year-old Margaret Tung spent her working life in education and training. When she retired she saw an opportunity to assist her community and jumped right in. She retired towards the end of 2010 and a […]