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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Hidden under notices and scraps of paper is our life. Edited using Hipstamatic. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #38: Hidden
You see this view from the train as you leave Milsons Point station. For Six Word Saturday. Thank you for hosting Debbie!
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 […]
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 […]
They are tall. And green. The sky was also blue. But you wouldn’t know it from this picture. Taken on the iPhone and edited using Hipstamatic. It’s for Six Word Saturday. Thank you for hosting Debbie!
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 […]
Found on one of our neighbourhood walks. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.