You Don’t Speak for Me!

I am deeply appalled by the stabbing and shooting incident at the police station in Endeavour Hills. But I’m also appalled (to a lesser degree of course) at journalists who fuel community fears that only serve to increase xenophobia and conflict!


Rainbow’s End

My blog has lain dormant for a very long time, and I’ve been meaning to re-energize it and get back to regular posting for ages. Finally today is the day … though sadly the prompt is not a happy one. On 11 August, two days ago, Robin Williams died. All the details are still not […]


Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life …


Breathtaking Beauty: Friesian Horses

Recently I discovered there’s a breed of horses native to the Netherlands that is truly magnificent. These are Friesian horses; beautiful, graceful and powerful! Watch the video and I’m sure you’ll agree they are breathtaking!


What is This Life?

What is this life if, full of care.
We have no time to stand and stare?
A reflection on the joys of pausing to imagine!


Snow in Springtime

Amazing snow cover up at Mt Baw Baw this weekend! Who would have thought there’d be more than just dirty slush by this time of year. Then again, it’s been a long time since I’ve been up this way in springtime. :) All the signs said no chains needed, but one car in the top […]


The Writing Spirit

Wonderful advice from some of the world’s well-known writers and best known philosophers.