Writing and Creativity Rituals

  My quest for stillness continues and part of the journey is to find a ritual that will help my daily creativity.   I am at a workshop in Sydney with an Indigenous Canadian, and she is talking to me about ritual and centering when one engages in any creative act, be it dancing, writing,Continue reading “Writing and Creativity Rituals”

More paper please

It was so Dickension – the moment I headed off to the paper supply office at my school. I had gone back into the public system after being in a small alternative school and this was my journey back into the mainstream system. I was on what was called the ‘free list’ which meant ourContinue reading “More paper please”

Nature Boy

The poster words were recorded by Nat King Cole.  Nature Boy“is track #10 on the album The World Of Nat King Cole. It was written by Ahbez, Eden but made  famous by Nat. This poster is my artistic tribute to this song, which has become a jazz standard. Eden was a singer songwriter, Hippy nomad,Continue reading “Nature Boy”

Frangipani Dreaming

Dear Daughter is teaching me how to use parts of the photoshop program that I don’t know very well.  There are lots of online videos, and classes you can go to, but I love that my daughter can teach me. She’s learning it at school, but experiments a lot in the programs too and hasContinue reading “Frangipani Dreaming”

Inner Peace

This poem continues my daily warm ups in poetic techniques and is a Naani, an Indian form of poetry that reminds me of the Haiku.  Its form consists of four lines adding up to a maximum of 25 syllables. Here is my attempt to write a set of linked Naani. I’d like to write aContinue reading “Inner Peace”