Books, Interesting Facts, People, Reviews, Thoughts, writing

Black Like Me

  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

New Zealand, People, Personal

Help keep Joanne alive.

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.

My Photos, New Zealand, People

Lens Culture: Street Photography Awards 2018

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.      

My Photos, New Zealand, People, Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

My Photos, Personal

Meet Ohm & Ploy

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 is nice work. Last night the girls made me their favourite… Continue reading Meet Ohm & Ploy

My Photos, My Poetry, My Small Stones Poetry, New Zealand, People

Day two…

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…

My Photos, People, Personal, Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

Funny Stuff, My Photos, People, Personal, Thoughts, Weekly Photo Challenge

My Best Friend My best friend took a long time to get to know. She...yes she is a 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

Animals, Personal

Share Your World – 2014 Week 22

Cee's Share Your World – 2014 Week 22 had a few interesting 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