FFF … Again

It's not being rude, honest. In fact, I've talked about it before. It? The human reaction cycle: Freeze, Flight, Fight. Freeze is always first: Stand still and the danger won't see me. It also gives time to assess the situation, to decide whether to slowly sink down or sidle across to the darker shadows and … Continue reading FFF … Again

December, 2021

And what awaits us in the next year? As an ever-hopeful soul (put that scowl away!), I'm hoping 2022 is calmer, shorter, less fretful than the last two years. I want people to care about others, to take care in how they interact with the world, to enjoy something in each moment of every day. … Continue reading December, 2021

R&R Month

Or Season? Anyway, I'm on sabbatical, sort of. Doing a course, resting the hands, collaborating on a short story (will give details when it gets accepted into the anthology), and daydreaming in a sunny spot in the garden. So, that's all folks, at least until December, then it depends on the state of play with … Continue reading R&R Month

A Truth

#blogginginsights from SaltedCaramel. A deep sigh, followed by a few keys tapped. A deeper sigh. My thumbs are healing. So slow. Too slow. How can a writer not write? I'm with Franz Kafka. I'm a monster, grumpy, suffering severe bouts of COF Syndrome (that's cranky old fart syndrome in case you want to use it), … Continue reading A Truth

Flower Day — Spring Equinox

In the southern hemisphere, today is the Spring Equinox. To the northerners, it's the Autumn/Fall equinox. But we have something special in Adelaide for Spring Equinox. We have Flower Day. Yep. Have a look at the Adelaide City Council's play (although I prefer the Botanic Gardens version of Flower Day). Unfortunately, both these sites lack … Continue reading Flower Day — Spring Equinox