Category Archives: society

Wall in progress.


I have to say what is in my heart.   – The scariest thing in the world right now is not Trump, or Madonna’s threats to blow things up, or any individual woman, or man behaving badly- it’s division. A wall … Continue reading

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How my “vagina” caused a furore on the internet.


As an emerging artist, dabbling around in all forms of media and styles. I particularly like abstract art.   I like it because it’s a bit like cloud watching….the viewer can interpret it in any way it wishes to. So … Continue reading

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Becoming the machine…


Image courtesy of Pixabay. Screens in the form of phones, ipads, tablets, laptops have become such an integral part of society and so very quickly. As a photographer and avid people watcher I have to say that people are becoming … Continue reading

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Musings on creativity.


I don’t know what other people do with the hurt that they have stored up inside. I suppose some people are just able to “let it go”. They say they do anyway but part of me can’t quite believe this. … Continue reading

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True humanity.


True humanity is quiet. The essence of it does not receive or even need social media, reporters or worldwide coverage because it is simply there. Spontaneous and selfless. Often it is intimate. Something shared between two people. (Or man and … Continue reading

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A post about death and dying – and choice.


Someone very dear to me has very recently lost a partner to suicide. I wasn’t going to blog about this because there are some things that ought not to be plastered all over the internet, but it’s been on my … Continue reading

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I was here! (In Newcastle actually.)


Yesterday I had to accompany Shai (my 18 year old) for her first day at TAFE where she has enrolled in a graphic design course. This may change though as she also applied for a fine arts course at Uni … Continue reading

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Why Aussies should celebrate Christmas in July, not December.


I have lamented on the ludicrousness of our Christmas celebrations in the Australian summer time before. Bah humbug you say. Well, there’s good reason ok! I will explain. Christmas- as a date on the calendar really has very little to … Continue reading

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Less STUFF – more LIFE!


I love the concept of this. The idea seems so liberating. How we complicate our lives by having so much STUFF. The bigger the house the more we try to put into it. Is it really worth it? It’s a … Continue reading

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Knights in yellow armour.


(Photo from ABC news. Don’t know if I’m breaching any copywrite by putting it here 😦 ) I’ve literally spent the past week glued to the news watching all the reports on the fire situation here in NSW. Today was … Continue reading

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