Monthly Archives: May 2012

we are spelling up the world we live in

  the first mark on the page is the hardest finding the place to begin at, the thing to say that will grab and lead you on a journey of discovery. I get moments when there is quiet and I … Continue reading

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two dads two daughters two bmws

    a sunny day  yesterday a warm day where the tank got emptied and cleaned out in expectation of coming rain. John picked up the chain saw and cut up the  wattles near the shed, the noise upset the … Continue reading

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..I’m a lucky bitch…

I had a birthday yesterday 55, dad shares the day with me and clocked in at 85. we havent had many adult birthdays together so this one was special. the kitchen was a hive of activity stanley boiling baking heating … Continue reading

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we grow used to our prison

    the travellers have arrived home full of stories and red dust from the centre the grandeur of bluffs and canyons the big black eagles sharing  roadkill with the crows  cold nights  hot days  and the hideous  racism of … Continue reading

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she was 16 and wanted her fella to come and stay in the weekends

    the swamp wallaby was dagging around  off the edge of the verandah just outside the paper mache room, I stopped in my tracks , even after 20 odd years I love to stop and observe.  it was eating … Continue reading

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‘I see the world with rosy coloured glasses’

  people walk into our lounge room and assume  the floor is stone it isn’t. it is mud,  earth. it is clay and water mixed together  just like those ploppy mud pies we loved to make as kids. wheelbarrow after … Continue reading

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Last night I killed a fox

    its true I did.   do I share this in a vain attempt at salvation? like confession  to the priest. maybe, maybe I want you to know so that I can discharge some of  this grief  and guilt … Continue reading

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