Free Oranges Lulu was a prostitute, but she didn’t want her grandma to know. One day, the police raided the brothel and took all the girls outside and made them line up. Suddenly, Lulu’s grandma came by. Grandma asked, ‘Why are you standing in line here, dear?’ Not willing to let her grandma know the… More Saturday Smiles
Wrapped in newspaper, the newborn babe lay abandoned in the steaming mountain of compost. Apparently. My father loved telling stories. He was a gifted tall tale teller. Stories were embellished and polished till they shone. Somewhere in there were the kernels of truth. Many a time we sat on the front veranda of his home… More Compost babe
Spring has sprung The grass is riz I wonder where the birdies is….. And there they are !!!!!!! I see them fluttering and bathing in the bird bath outside my office window and sipping on the nectar In the spring flowering bushes. The weather is heralding the start of spring here in Australia. Days are… More Echoes of Spring
I am Nanunja. I live deep in the forests of Mother Earth. The air I breathe is as soft, sweet and crisp as the scent of fresh pine needles. My tribe is known as the Wai’a’atika. During my spirit walk to meet my totem as a young warrior brave, the Great Bear came to me. He… More Tales of Nanuja 7
Owww, stiff neck. What the heck! I don’t get why around every corner I am met with yet another god-damn thing to get over. Leave me alone! I’ve had enough already! ℜ Written in frustration. It seems my latex therapeutic pillow has flattened itself into a state that makes my poor neck stiff and sore.… More My Pillow
Where are you going, she whispered? Startled, I turned to look. Who said that ? There was no-one there! Shrugging my shoulders, I continued on my way. To – where? I actually didn’t know! What path was I on and just where was I going with such serious intent ? The thought stopped me in… More Where are you going ?
A creative visualisation Rainforest sounds Find somewhere quiet where you will be undisturbed for half an hour or so. A space where you feel calm and peaceful. It may be a nook you have created at home, in the garden, by the seaside …Sit or lie in a comfortable position. Spine straight, arms and legs… More Rainforest
Meet some dinkum Aussies Raili Tanska
Warning – some graphic descriptions of bodily functions Crunch, munch, yum! Crispy strips of fried chicken No need to cook tonight not that I had the energy or motivation to do it It was an easy out or so I thought. Boy how wrong I was ! Two hours later waves of stomach cramps spasms… More Beware the Chicken!
OK, I’m the first to admit it. I’m just a big kid at heart! This week I want to share with you some very special things that live in my home with me. Meet Mustakuono (Black nose). He’s the cute little bear on the top right. He came into my life a very long time ago.… More Echoes of Love