What’s happening in our neck of the woods and in other necks not so woody


RIP Fr Charles Owen

You are being moved to a hospice, yet two weeks ago
walked ‘John’s walk’ as you call it, past the Domesday forest . . .

Tom Raworth RIP

‘I hear my poetry as a sort of music, though I don’t think of it as music. I think of it as language.’ Raworth

Easter Sunday, Resurrections Pt 2

The juvenile Sea Eagle, Black Cockies, Logrunners, Noisy Pittas, Scarlet Honeyeaters, Black-fronted Dotterela, Brolgas etc. etc. were too fast or too distant for my camera . . .

Easter Sunday, Resurrections Pt 1

‘Light is a powerful substance. We have a primal connection to it.’ James Turrell

Yevgeny Yevtushenko has died

I read his poetry and that of Andrei Voznesensky . . .

March 27, our birthday – 7 years in Blue Poles

Eos and a ‘wet moon’ . . .

Adani Coal Mine

‘In the battle for the planet’s climate future, Australia’s Adani mine is the line in the sand.’ Bill McKibben

Wonders of Mambo

Perez Prado . . . Elena Kats Chernin

World Poetry Day

Poem ~ The autumn equinox

Blue Eos, March 15

an invisible Sugar Glider is leaving a trail of tinkling raindrops . . .