Rage for the Light!

RAGE FOR THE LIGHT Dreams of Orstraya Outback And towns like Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, where once gold fever ran molten along the streets and where now the gold Super Pit operates 24 hours a day coughing up the ore of dreams, lost hopes and nightmares. Where men are men, and women are skimpy barmaids, topless … More Rage for the Light!

Nature Magick

I’ve been taking part in the Art Every Day November challenge run by Leah Piken Kolidas, and this is my final image. I revisited a photo I took of a nature park when I used to live in Bowraville, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, Australia. The park was established by an Aboriginal … More Nature Magick

Free Speech: The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth

I’ve been thinking for some time about free speech and political correctness.  The latter, it seems to me, is simply a matter of courtesy: you can no longer with impunity make comments that are offensive to women, people with disability, LGBT people, people of colour, people of different religions. You cannot, these days, go around … More Free Speech: The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth

Boab Dreaming

When I lived in Victoria, Australia, I happened to meet a lass who showed me two stones she’d found under a Boab tree in the Northern Territory and which she’d brought home with her. I imagine that these two stones probably had spiritual resonance for Aboriginal groups in the area where the stones were found … More Boab Dreaming