Queensland, ecologist (environmental science professional), archaeologist (amature). Natural history is my passion.

Fascinated by contemporary Aboriginal art and cultural heritage.

Digital photographs are a hobby, hoping to learn more. Love to write and hoping to learn more, particularly about dialogue.

  • Joined: April 2007

Journal

Let’s Begin With Sorry

The Australian government will apologise to Aboriginal people on behalf of all Australians. The apology is for the wrong done to Aboriginal children who were dispossessed of their families when so much had already been taken from them. / This is an important and long overdue event. It is a test of our moral character in the face of a very grim reality. / There are those that object, deniers. Some…
Posted about 11 years – 2 comments

I was Raised By Lions

It’s not that my mother was a bad mother just that the Lions showed an interest and she figured that being an only child I could do with the company. Also, as a single mother, she probably felt I would benefit from a strong male role model. / The house in which I was born was next to an abandoned theme park on the western outskirts of Sydney. The theme park had an African Lion Safari and when it …
Posted over 11 years – Leave a comment

Question for Writers

Do I get more exposure as a blog or on the writing page? Should I do both?
Posted over 11 years – 3 comments

My Life as a Chupa Chup

I was made in a bloody great factory. The first thing I remember was when a piece of plastic was stuck in me and I was spat out of a shiny machine. I think it must have hurt but I can’t seem to recall any pain. Then they wrapped me in more plastic and I couldn’t see a damned thing. / I hung around in the factory for a long while. I figured things would sort themselves out and they did just that. …
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