Tag Archives: Australia

Frank Prem ~ Devil in the Wind: Now available for pre-order!

Over the past week, Australian poet, Frank Prem, has shared recordings of some of his work on this blog. You can listen to the poems by clicking here and here. Frank’s new book, Devil in the Wind, is now available … Continue reading

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Guest author: Frank Prem ~ A poet reads… II

Poet and author, Frank Prem, kindly agreed to be my guest. His first reading from Small Town Kid, was very well received and today he returns with a second recording, Devil in the Wind… Click the arrow to listen to … Continue reading

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Guest author: Frank Prem ~ A poet reads…

No-one can read a poem like the person from whose pen it flowed. There is something of the writer’s heart, life and soul in the words. They know the unwritten pauses, the emotional shifts, the hidden emphasis that bring the … Continue reading

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At the Stone Circle ~ Suzanne #writephoto

Once again Sue Vincent’s prompt Writephoto prompt – timeless has a synchronous quality to it for me.   A little over a week ago I purchased an online series of guided meditations called  Mythic Listening.  When I listened to the first meditation … Continue reading

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‘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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Antipodean Fragments: Harry’s Cafe de Wheels ~ Steve Tanham

In the old black and white photo, the colonel is eating… a pie. He’s more associated with Kentucky’s fried chicken, but here it’s a pie. It was taken a long time ago (1972) and the iconic fried chicken man is … Continue reading

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The Giant Wombat in the Basement ~ Rob Hedge

Reblogged from The Incurable Archaeologist: There’s a giant wombat in the basement of Worcester Museum. It’s there because Henry Hughes was bored of banking. It was the starting point of a story that has led me, via mid-19th century Brisbane … Continue reading

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The Billabong ~ Michael #writephoto

Billabongs were like that, places of calm and serenity. The place where you went to think through your problems, meditate and ponder the world around you. In the autumn they took on a rare beauty, the surrounding trees changed colour, … 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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Gift of a gospel… Stuart France

* ‘I stand up next to a mountain and I chop it down with the edge of my hand…’ – Voodoo Chile. * I. ‘WHO SCARED YOU?…’ I saw the snout first and thought it was a snake. But snakes … Continue reading

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