It was the summer I turned fourteen that I wandered into a dusty book shop in Maroubra. The shop itself was almost hidden in a small dingy mall. The windows were grimy; a fag hung from the mouth of the shop assistant as she sat on a stool behind the counter. Her eyes were… Continue reading Black Like Me
I'd like to introduce you to my friend Joanne. We met years ago through a poetry group and just clicked. She is one of the best, brightest, kindest & funniest women I have had the privilege to call a friend. She is also one of the bravest, spunkiest women I know. As cancer has wreaked… Continue reading Help keep Joanne alive.
So people...this is my entry. I would love it if you would click on the link here. Then you could do 1 or 2 things. Or both. Click on the 'favourite' star. Share on Facebook. You could enter yourself as well. One entry is free.
I have two new students staying with me for a few weeks. From Thailand. Both girls are 14, and luckily their English is pretty reasonable. While it is a bit of work having people, especially young people you have to cook & clean for...it is nice work. Last night the girls made me their favourite… Continue reading Meet Ohm & Ploy
Day two of my five photos five stories challenge. turbulence without it we would never find the calm So who to nominate? Eeny, meeny, miny, moe...please forgive me Sonia. Now to work on day three. It is blowing a gale here and looks like rain so I will not feel guilty by hanging out inside… Continue reading Day two…
I don't have many memories before I was eight that did not have my Auntie Ed [short for Edna] in them. Auntie Ed was tiny. Seriously tiny. She was also a force of nature. Not someone you fooled around with. Auntie Ed had a way of looking at you that made your bones rattle when… Continue reading Saying goodbye.
https://youtu.be/75Oct1Qv8x0 My best friend took a long time to get to know. She...yes she is a she...is a rebel [in her own way]. According to Jung she fits the rebel archetype that he ascribed to. You see she sees injustice everywhere and wants to shake up the entire system! According to Jungian psychologists, this type… Continue reading My Best Friend
Cee's Share Your World – 2014 Week 22 had a few interesting questions...so...here goes. Regarding animals would you prefer not having them around or having domestics pets, farm animals, or seeing them in nature or the zoo? I would shrivel if I didn't have my fur companions. That said I feel there should be more restrictions… Continue reading Share Your World – 2014 Week 22