2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 8 years to get … More 2012 in review


A while back I created an image of Aphrodite which I decided I wasn’t too happy with (bad grammar, but never mind). So I returned and created an image with rays radiating out from the heart centre. I still felt dissatisfied because it looked as though  the heart centre was more like a demented octopus … More APHRODITE REVISITED

Noah’s Ark

When we left Australia for North Cyprus, we had – for the first time we’ve been together (35 years) – no pets.  We had sad a sad farewell to our Jack Russell, Rosie, in early 2010, but celebrated her long, loving life of 16.5 years. So when we set off for the eastern Mediterranean, we … More Noah’s Ark

Retrieving Community – the Shoots of a Lotus Blossom from the Mud

I’ve been reading quite a few comments about the tragic killings of 20 children and 6 staff  at the Sandy Hook, Newtown, Connecticut. People have been trying to make sense of what is, basically, senseless. And so many of us have been deeply touched by such a tragic happening such a short time before a … More Retrieving Community – the Shoots of a Lotus Blossom from the Mud