Monthly Archives: February 2014

Reflections on the wreck of St Martin de Porres

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The sea is a perilous place, and far more so for refugees drowning off Australian territories or turned away, by a callous government and navy that seems to have lost sight of humanity. This country is…

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Fallen

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
When wind rushes through eucalypts rustling the leaves and creaking the boughs, I feel at ease in the knowledge that the spirits of the old ones are present. Some years ago, at a welcome to country…

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Horses are people too!

Originally posted on 52 rolls:
It is easy to anthropomorphise horses – from centaurs to winged steeds, knight’s chargers or fabled horses of the west, this most incredible of all beasts is often credited with human or even godlike attributes –…

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Rainforest in the clouds

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Silence always seems to presage doom in the forest. In a mist, when clouds descend on the rainforest and the bellbirds cease their chiming, the quiet eerily portends fate befalling. The ringing call of these tiny,…

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