Monthly Archives: November 2014

satori moment

There are those moments in the bathroom, first thing, apart from deciding what needs to be cleansed, of the floor & walls, when things fall into place. My gen spent their upbringing under the thumb of a mum who knew … Continue reading

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whose worth’s unknown although his height be taken

Mr Hughes the 25 year old cricketer died yesterday from concussion to the side of his head, struck by a ball on Tuesday. Everyone is pleading for the bowler not to be blamed; neither should the ambos. They spend their … Continue reading

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my yoga class

In my last years of high school, I fell under the spell of the Beatles & wanted to learn more about their guru, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, so I ordered a book from the Brisbane library. By mistake, I was … Continue reading

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what we believe in

Someone once said that powerful decisions were made in the first world, but their actions & repercussions happened in the third world. Perhaps a warped version of this insight is the famous US evangelist’s son recently saying on TV that … Continue reading

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weirder than you can imagine

My bible, as a GLBTQ person, is Michael Bagemihl’s Biological Exuberance. It says: “reality is not just stranger than you imagine, it is weirder than you CAN imagine”. On Australian BC is a show about transgender people. It breaks my heart … Continue reading

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Walking Through Heaven’s Door

The alternative Australian Public Broadcaster SBS is currently showing Mr Sooke’s series on ancient Roman ART. It prompted my thoughts on my travel through Rome & Italy in 1979. Firstly to establish some ground facts. I was raised by a … Continue reading

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invisible ethnicity

This week on a repeat episode of the ABC music show Spicks & Specks, an Afro/Jamaican UK comedian repeated a comment he copped in an aussie interview, about how he was easily recognised, even at night? The panel and audience … Continue reading

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