Month: June 2017

The eyes have it!

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Acceptance / cataracts / glaucoma / Gratitude / Uncategorized

I had laser eye surgery yesterday. My eyesight had deteriorated quite a lot recently and was making it hard for me to read – especially on my ¬†computer. Initially I was to wait until October to get in to see an eye specialist. Fortunately there was a cancellation and I had an appointment yesterday with a visiting (to the region) specialist. I was diagnosed with glaucoma and cataracts in my early fifties. I was not […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient

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Weekly Photo Challenge

The wisteria caught my eye during a weekend away and reminded me of my  childhood home.The photo of my three sons reminds me that childhood passed so quickly; the seasons come and go and the road-trains pass through the State 24 hours a day. Postcards embody the life of a traveller passing through different places. For more information about the Weekly Challenge click HERE

Poem: An Australian Sunrise

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Australia / Kimberley / Poetry / Uncategorized

By Robert Louis Stevenson The morning star paled slowly, The cross hung low to the sea, And down the shadowy reaches The tide came swirling free. The luscious purple vapour Rose from the river’s breast, The kingfisher came darting Out of his crannied nest. The bulrushes and reed beds Put off their sallow grey, And burnt with cloudy crimson At the “Dawning of the Day.”

How do you listen to your music?

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I tidied up my office over the weekend. I came across some old music cassettes from the 1980’s. I also remembered my cassette player was on top of my bookcase. Before I knew it I was listening to Anne Murray singing You Needed Me. It took me back to some tough times down memory lane as only music can do. The cassettes and recorder are rare items today. We have a large CD collection that […]