This is a digital portrait an artist friend of mine, Georg Ireland, created and gifted to me on my birthday at the end of September. It was a lovely surprise and I’m going to get it printed and framed.
I created this after watching a video of Gina Hatzis with a link to her work below. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
I’ve been absent from this blog for quite a while because, as you’ll notice from the new title, back in Spring I got a diagnosis of Stage 3 endometrial cancer. Not exactly the cheeriest news to get and, after some consideration, I decided not to follow the route of hysterectomy, chemotherapy and radiation. The gynaecologist … More The Road Less Travelled
25th April is Anzac Day in Australia. It commemorates the 26,111 Australian casualties, including 8,141 deaths, when young men were sent to their deaths in the Gallipoli campaign of World War 1, along with forces from New Zealand, the start of the Anzac tradition. This figure doesn’t include those who lost their lives from other … More And the Band Played Waltzing Mathilda
Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Today, my friends, I want to present the modern-day Yellow Brick Road – Yellow for Cowardice; Brick for Stupidity and Road … well, more like a trail in the sky of missiles hitting Syria and possibly paving the way … More Rage, Rage, Against the Dying of the Light!
Let Us Live In Love Peace Paradise On Earth – Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight) teaching the lesson love heals is a difficult task for adults to absorb, adults taught punishment examples not tolerance in early entire childhood behavioural control upbringing the stick the rod taught harsh discipline might is … More Love Letter to Planet Earth
For Presence Awaken to the mystery of being here and enter the quiet immensity of your own presence. Have joy and peace in the temple of your senses. Receive encouragement when new frontiers beckon. Respond to the call of your gift and the courage to follow its path. Let the flame of anger free you … More For Presence and Mystery