Asked about a Category 5 cyclone

A few days ago, I was in a creativity bubble and not paying attention to weather news for the first time in years. I received a call from ABC podcasters the Signal, who wanted to interview someone who knew what it was like to be in the pathway of a massive cyclone. Here is aContinue reading “Asked about a Category 5 cyclone”

Blogging the North

I’ve had an article Blogging the North republished by the Queensland Writer’s Centre. It covers the story of how I become a blogger for community for ABC Open’s aftermath. This was the time my Smile Within Book  and exhibition began to be created. You can still purchase the ebook online through the Australian Society ofContinue reading “Blogging the North”

5 years on from Yasi

It’s coming up to the 5th Anniversary of Cyclone Yasi. This was our cyclone night.   But you know it’s not what I choose to remember. . . for me it will always be the community spirit afterwards. I was compelled to photograph and video this recovery process – both in nature and community, and compiledContinue reading “5 years on from Yasi”

After Yasi 4 year Anniversary – nearly here

February 2nd in Australia. It’s been  weekend of reviews and this morning a profound chat with Ali. Tomorrow it will be 4 years since Cyclone Yasi made landfall.  Presently Tropical Cyclone Ola looks like it won’t be too much hassle.  One of our sources of information during Yasi, other than the BOM site and ABC,Continue reading “After Yasi 4 year Anniversary – nearly here”

Wonders and Perils of the Natural World

Nature – so much peace and calm to be found in her rainforests, by her oceans with sunrises and sunsets full of glory, at the top of her mountains or in planes where we can perch and see the topographies of landscape,  and at other times she is a tempest and brings storms, earthquakes, floods,Continue reading “Wonders and Perils of the Natural World”