Mother’s Day and the Mountain

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For mother’s day we made a late afternoon trip up Mount Cootha to see the sunset. It was my first mother’s day without my eldest son at home. One day they will all be winging their way into their lives and so these times are even more precious,…

Mother Made it So

I was a well groomed young lady because my mother always made it so. She stressed ironed clothes, well brushed hair, and the best selection of hand-me-downs and St Vincent Wear, with the occasional new bargain thrown in. Early photo albums always show her well dressed, but not conventionally so.Sometimes she’s in saris, other timesContinue reading “Mother Made it So”

Bicentenary Event – University of Queensland

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Saturday 21st of October We arrived earlier in the day to set up.   Nine pointed stars, royal blue and gold, found their way around the room. Tables were covered with cloth. Food platters  semi prepared. Flowers were laid out. It was raining.  The Jacaranda’s shed their purple flowers …


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Early sunset autumn Early autumn and our sun begins setting around five. We head out for a walk before the evening chill sets in. My youngest son and daughter walk, then run, then walk. Youngest is speedy, fluid, fast – he loves to run but not in competitions…

Shoeful of Rain

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Shoes and Blossoms – June Perkins “A shoeful of rain. a heart full of friendship: imagining a world connected with strands of love.” Above are some thoughts after meeting up with a friend at a cafe to talk about life, art, dreams – in our extremely busy schedules.…