Tag Archives: Australia

‘A Forest’…

* …The drink has stirred up my emotions and memories of the trip flick through my mind in no particular order but return, time and again, to Cardwell… * Its waterfall and rock-pool. The water, black as death. The surrounding … Continue reading

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Dereliction…

* …That night Jed’s ‘derelict’ appears in the bed-room enveloped in an aura of light. He slowly crouches and whispers in my ear: ” ‘E cummin outta dem bushes shinin’, ‘e shinin’ like sum black buff sun. * ‘E donna … Continue reading

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Lizard Men…

* QUEEN OF THE NIGHT… It is night and I cannot sleep. Jed cannot sleep either. I can hear him turning in his bed but I do not speak. Steve is asleep. It must be about three in the morning. … Continue reading

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The Living One: Caravan to Cairns… Stuart France

St John the Evangelist * “We’ll need books!” “What do you mean?” “All good schools have a range of associated texts which their students can use as background reading.” “That’s true, do we have any?” “We may have a few…” … Continue reading

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On the rocks ~ Suzanne #writephoto

The photos in this post were taken at Dog Rocks, Victoria, Australia.   The traditional owners of this country are the Wathaurong aboriginal people.  I recognise and respect their continuing connection to this country and their cultural beliefs and practices.   This … Continue reading

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Guest author: Frank Prem ~ The New Asylum

Hello Sue and hello readers. Thank you for inviting me back. I thought I might tell a little of the back story to my new poetry collection – The New Asylum a memoir of psychiatry. The collection is about my … Continue reading

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Living Wood, Living Stone…

* “Who are you to say these things to me?” said Judas Thomas. Joshua said, “You do not know who I am from what I say to you? Then you have disregarded the living one who is in your presence. … Continue reading

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Talking Head…

* Joshua said, “Judas Thomas, while you are still in the world, attend to the questions of your heart, Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Living Flame…

* “I shall give you what no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no hand has touched, for the thing that I shall give you has not arisen from the human heart. * Continue reading at … Continue reading

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Who Scared You?…

* I saw the snout first and thought it was a snake. But snakes move swift and smooth and this fella was cautious, shy even… timid, as he nervously tested the air. Jed who had been repeatedly twanging his ruler … Continue reading

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