Hooray Ebook After Yasi Ready

Just letting you know the ebook of After Yasi is now available for $4.75 (Australian Dollars). Currency converter here http://www.xe.com/pca/input.php (That’s about 2.56 pounds and $3.86 US dollars) Full of interesting links to blogs, videos and photo sets on the recovery after yasi and a slightly adapted version of the coffee table book version (slightly fewerContinue reading “Hooray Ebook After Yasi Ready”


  After Larry Butterflies were everywhere Tully hospital and Home gardens were their home. After Yasi So many trees gone in Tully and everywhere Uprooted, turned inside out With their skeleton roots starkly exposed But, Flights of dragonflies everywhere Clustering and descending To adorn rocks by Swimming pools in need of a clean Skimming onContinue reading “Dragonflies”

Blue Bonnets

I wrote this poem a few years ago, but in light of the recent events in Texas it seemed a good time to share it publicly. At the time I penned it a mother had suddenly lost her husband and I was extremely moved by her situation. The poem is not specifically about her, but moreContinue reading “Blue Bonnets”


Thanks Misty for all the good times going through a cyclone Yasi with us making the children smile being a good friend to Chocolate, Calico, and Soot being good when you have your bath being you our beloved guinea pig.   Be happy under your garland of flowers free from pain forever in our memoryContinue reading “Farewell”

Walking in the Rainforest

Our first trip back to the Licuala Rainforest after Cyclone Yasi was full of greenery! We just did the short children’s walk, partly due to the heat and because youngest had left his shoes behind (so easy to do in Queensland) and we’d bought him thongs for the walk. It was encouraging to see soContinue reading “Walking in the Rainforest”