I have moved to the Northern Hemisphere, following my children. We are now living in Warwickshire, and will presumably remain here. Therefore keeping up an Australian blog looks a wee bit redundant. At some point it will be discontinued, possibly replaced by a UK one.
Tarot for Kids is, as far as I know, unique. It is a proper 78 card deck, based on the famous Smith Waite version, subtly modified for 8 to 14 year old children. The image on the box is the Three of Cups, and if typical, suggests that Smith has been followed quite closely. I […]
Standing on the edge,
O Wonder, O vertigo …
Chaos. What would she need during the voyage, what could be left to lie deep in the hold? Need or want? The framed photograph of Duncan in his uniform: not needed – wanted, to be there by her bed. Or would it be a bunk? Surely not a hammock! Dawn’s only sea voyage had been […]
Life on life
AEon on aeon
From the first …
By Sam Leith One of the more dismaying discoveries around the US Presidential election, for most of us at least, was the reports that 56 per cent of Republican voters, according to one poll, either partly or entirely believe the claims of the QAnon theory. This theory holds, for those who haven’t been burrowing through […]
https://www.abc.net.au/classic/read-and-watch/videos/gondwana-indigenous-childrens-choir-sing-birinyi/13141466 Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir have produced this new work, Birinyi, based on an old tradition, to help the young choristers continue the stories from Yidinji country in Far North Queensland. Birinyi tells the story of the creation of Yurrbin — the Great Barrier Reef — as shared by Gimuy Walubara Yidinji elder, Gudju Gudju. […]
Photos from 2020. While collecting images for our COVID-19 journal I began to appreciate our clouds. Were they always like this, or have I just looked for the first time?