Stubborn. Annoying. Funny. Wonderful. They are my heart. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #42: Family
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
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 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. […]
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.
Sometimes a cup of tea and good company can do the trick… Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #35: Comfort
Natalie Wood. They say she was the woman Sydney forgot. When police found her in 2011 beside her bed, she would have been 87 years old. She had died eight years earlier, but no one thought to check on her. So there she stayed for almost a decade until her body was found. While all […]
Or a “Pav”. It is a meringue-based dessert topped with whipped cream and fruit that is almost Australia’s national dish. Although New Zealanders would like to claim it was invented in their country first. The dessert was created in honour of the Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova, when she toured Australia and New Zealand in the […]
Appreciating the sunset. Taken on the train ride home many years ago. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #34: Sunset
It’s after dinner. We’re sitting outside on the balcony. The citronella candles are lit to keep the mosquitos away and the cricket is on the television. I turn to my husband and say, “Quick. Give me an article, an adjective and a noun. I’m going to write a blog post about it.” “The” “Okay.” “Quick” […]
It was a warm day on the harbour. We took a ferry ride to Watsons Bay — a suburb on Sydney’s east. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.