He walked amongst the many and came across the one – the one who made him feel like he was walking on a cloud. Wearing Leopard-spotted ‘happy shoes’ she was a slim little thing, five foot six at most, wearing black, skin-tight yoga pants that hugged her legs, and a silky beige shirt hanging out over her … Continue reading Camellia
Been busy shading under a tree while this same-sex marriage survey blows over. But in fact I've been trying my hand at greeting card writing. For those writers of you out there it might go against the grain, so to speak - probably flies in the face of what 'real' writing is all about. See! … Continue reading busy-ness
He slunked down to the ground He saw a shadow, not his own “Where have you been?” She asked him with surprise. “I’ve been here getting shade From the baking morning sun.” The park was empty But for their huon cries. “You left me,” she said, scolding him. “You wanted time alone. Besides, … Continue reading The Cotton Dress
Well, well, well. I was going to make this blog about emerging authors and how to make the most of your opportunities as a writer but I've erred in my mission. I posted a couple of poems of late and you guys seem to have enjoyed reading them so I thought, why not? Why not … Continue reading Times they are a changin’
A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment but the memory of it often lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that they can get along without it, and none is so poor but that they can be made rich … Continue reading Smile
Night-time wouldn’t show itself Until Sunshine moved away Like a road-way that disappears in flood Like a child who will stray Night-time hid away God knows where Like a sock hides in a shoe Not wanting to come out and play Like when I played hide and seek with you The pages turned … Continue reading Night-time
I felt relieved I was no longer On the freeway. Happy, too, that I’d left Traffic lights behind. In two hours I’d gone from a gold coast To adventure. The sunshine was my GPS – I’d peeled away life’s rind. ‘We love our kids, we love our town, please slow down’ Read the sign. … Continue reading Eumundi
A bit late, I know - but better late than never, as they say. I hope you all had a good break over the Christmas (okay, the 'holiday') period and didn't overdo it on New Year's Eve. I happen to come from the best harbour the world can offer and every year it makes the … Continue reading Happy New Year!
in honour of those who have... I achieved where many others failed – I’m satisfied though many others aren’t. My path told me to walk the path I could And led me away from the path I can’t. And sacrifice instructed me to stay As loss, oh loss, would lead me to succeed. Certainty would … Continue reading I built a home
Did you know dogs are born with blue eyes at birth? And then they change over time to any wonderment of colour. This is Kahlua at 8 weeks And below enjoying her life at home - oh, for the life of a lab!