Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I would love to see one exquisite picture every day. But more often than not, every other day… week… or month, will have to do. […]
Taken one stormy holiday by the beach. Edited with Hipstamatic. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
Taken on Christmas Day many years ago. The Daily Post Photo Challenge #44: Celebration
When was the first time you saw yourself relfected in pop culture? That was the gist of the question asked by Beverly Wang, host of podcast It’s Not A Race, to her guests and many listeners. I didn’t have to think too hard. I know the first time I saw me reflected in pop culture. […]
It was brilliant. Beautiful. Fascinating. We could have spent the entire day there and more. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday
This is an old photo. It was taken a few days before our son was due to be born. We washed his clothes and swaddling for the first time and waited for him to arrive. The Daily Post Photo Challenge #43: Waiting
If you have time today, may I urge you to read this New York Times opinion piece? It’s by author and Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles David Wolpe. He writes of the moral courage of one man during a time when it was needed. I will sketch his story briefly below, but the full […]
Done. Voted. I couldn’t find the perfect political party to vote for, so I felt a little compromised today. Praying for those who will be elected. May they govern well. The purple flowers were found on my way to vote. They looked pretty. Cheerful. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
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