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Adventures in Bogland

On Friday evening I had an invitation to join my friend’s son Fynn’s birthday party at Kuitpo forest. (The above photos (click to enlarge) are from the internet, thanks to those who took them. I didn’t take any photos on … Continue reading

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The hard work of peace

  I heard a story on the radio this week about an amazing woman, Alice Wheeldon, who put her life on the line in opposition to World War 1. This time 100 years ago, she, two of her daughters and … Continue reading

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Immensity and smallness

I have spent a good deal of the last two weeks in Auburn. Dad has been unwell and I have been there with him. He has had a few days in hospital, and even after he got home again, has … Continue reading

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Noticing Yellow

I have taken lots of photos of these yellow flowers this week – they are called Aeonium arboreum apparently (or Pinwheel desert rose, or tree houseleek, or tree aeonium, or thickleaf aeonium or…(see Google for more!)), and they are out … Continue reading

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Girls can do anything!

Frances, as indicated by the above photograph, has been a community member and artist down south for years. ¬†She has been ill for some time also, and died just recently. In thinking about her, I want to acknowledge the power … Continue reading

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We are here. It is now.

I went to a terrific exhibition last week. Photographs taken by Mark Thomson of roadside signs in isolated spots. He has thought a lot about time and space and the big distances in Australia, and come up with some funny … Continue reading

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Singing and friendship

I have been catching up with friends recently, dear ones that I don’t see all the time, and have really been enjoying reconnecting. At a delicious lunch last weekend in the hills (thanks particularly to you Bet), Ed and Bet … Continue reading

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