Monthly Archives: January 2012

really nationalism leaves an unpleasant taste in my mouth

26 January is called australia day by some, invasion day by others depending on your perspective  some just know it as a holiday which is really holy day when you think about it. I  take the day seriously knowing that … Continue reading

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in reality the blackberry is an awesome feat of engineering

dark of the moon, summer grey day follows  grey day, the average temperature hovers around the early to mid 20’s gardeners lamented early on about mould and damp rotting veges now they complain about the slow ripening process. we are … Continue reading

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somewhere it is monday

the air  is punch drunk with honey.  in the dawning hours while the sun is still just a glimmer thru the forest and the sky is a milky canvas waiting for the final confirmation of day  I am watering the … Continue reading

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making love is not all about sex you know…

    today it is picking beans and the day before and the day before,  purple king beans dangling purple strips hiding among the green heart-shaped leaves of the vine. stretching up the wallaby proof fence  and onto the possum proof roof of our … Continue reading

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never minding us

a backgammon game is happening on the east verandah John  Mick and a bottle of home brew. usually john thrashes him and mick takes the beating with excellent humour . he has not yet developed the strategies needed to best … Continue reading

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maybe you need tampons and deodorant

  I have just dug up potatoes its great… stabbing the fork in the ground somewhere in the vicinity of the dried stalk and unearthing a nest of  underground eggs. my hands sifting thru the earth and pulling out a  dark … Continue reading

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first there was the door

                                                               it is hot     the house is in lockdown     the glasshouse is sealed off from the        lounge with thick ex british embassy      drapes.   someone that used to be a friend got them .   hard to … Continue reading

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