Sails

Pink, orange, yellow, and red: the sails stand out against the deep emerald green of the sea. This way and that, the sails move as the class of eight learn to wind surf. Squeals of laughter reach the shore. Walking along the promenade I stop to watch one swimsuit-clad student followed by another lose their…

Again

Way up high on A neighbour’s Antennae they sit, Side by side. The pair of them: At it again. Heads thrown back, Throats vibrating. In unison, they Sing their hearty Song of joy ‘til in Unison they stop. Gazing up at them Viewing the urban Scene below, I Wonder their thoughts. Side by side, kookaburras…

When Change is as Good as a Holiday

It had to happen, eventually. After a long, long hot summer with steamy, sunny days and sticky, over-warm nights; the weather is finally turning. Six weeks behind schedule: the deciduous trees are shedding their leaves and cooler overnight temperatures makes for sounder sleeping. As for younger mutt: last night was the first night he wore…

Distractions

Though it does not take the same shape each time; nonetheless, the consequences often leave you feeling frustrated. Just when you are in the groove to write, something, or someone is only too willing to distract you from your work. This morning that distraction is in the form of a bird - of the feathered…