Bearded man

Beards Save Lives: Project60

*Since publishing this post Mr Edwin Venn who courageously took part in Project60 with a terminal cancer diagnosis has sadly passed away. He was #51/60 in the project, and his memorable beard and poignant gaze are heartbreakingly captured  ~ it’s a timeless and very powerful image to leave behind that says so much about the raw honest courage of a man who posed…

MONA Catamara

Poo Art

I thought about calling this post ‘Art Poo’, but either way it all amounts to the same thing in my eyes, or in this case, nose. I have so many wonderful stories still untold about our trip to Tasmania last year; stories that will hopefully have you rattling along the merry tourist rails with the…

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I Lama You

When my adult children were still little I was really proud of the fact that after queing patiently to see Father Christmas in the local shopping centre, every year without fail they would only ever ask very humbly for a bog standard board game. Unprompted, not coached by me, and after dozens of kids had trouped…

Ekka Balloon Ride

Up, Up and Away

In my beautiful balloon? Ah, if only. August winds and torrential rain are sweeping what’s left of winter away and I feel like I might be getting past the worst of this year. I did manage to grab this shot though at Brisbane’s Ekka on Sunday when the weather cleared up. It’s not been a…

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The Power Of Two

I’m re reading Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now almost ten years after I first read it. In the intervening years I’ve found my emotional self a little too dependent upon Facebook, Blogging, Instagram, Tweeting and all the accompanying and continual news feeds of the day. All arguably in the instantly ‘now’ but I’m definitely overdue a mind…