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

 

Citation, appropriation, quotation, plagiarism and fun ~ Beethoven or Tchaikovsky

Picasso: All art is theft.

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The magic of birds ~ recent photographs 

And it’s not just their visual beauty . . . the dawn chorus is awesome at this time of the year and probably good for you . .

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Poetry and democracy ~ Mugabe and Trump

Alexander Nehamas is frustrated by ‘the failure’ of our imagination: ‘We don’t realize that most everything is contingent, that things could be different.’

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Eos ~ three short poems

Eos wants to rewild my mind  . . .

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Where we live – three walks ~ poems and photographs

Where we live – three walks ~ poems and photographs  Wednesday Oct 4 The wood’s exhalation is palpable after two days of rain, after 4 months of dry, black bars slant shadow across the aqueous air. Above our heads a Golden Whistler sings from a rickety branch, his whole body vibrating urgently responding to a […]

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Happy 50th Birthday NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, Oct 8

I discovered a wonderful musician, read a few poems and gave a brief introduction to the origins of National Parks in Australia.

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Stop Adani, Coffs Harbour

One of 50 odd community actions happening across Australia on Saturday Oct 8, spelling out what we need to do!

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Oyster Creek Walk, October 6

orange trumpet flowers
from a mistletoe scatter the poem without end . . .

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Winner – Bellingen Community Arts Council (BCAC) Members’ Art Prize for photography

Photographs from a remediated antimony mine Urunga, NSW

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Spring walk, Trial Bay, after the burning

It was a humid night with rain forecast and at dusk the fireflies put on a spectacular show, many more than last year and a week earlier.

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