Monthly Archives: April 2014

PHILOSOPHY

What is philosophy? Is it when a three-year-old child declares: ‘We must be thankful for having cream in our coffee?’ Or is this the wisdom of an old soul? What are philosophers? Are they some esoteric group beyond the imagination … Continue reading

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ONLY THE LONELY

In the last thirty years reports of feeling lonely in the US have doubled. In many countries, including Australia, more people live on their own than ever before. The elderly are isolated by illness and frailty, many far from family. … Continue reading

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NATURE

Many of us are awed by the beauty of a morning sunrise, inspired by the golden veil of evening stretching over the landscape, delighted with animals in their natural environment, and think it cute to see ducklings toddling along in … Continue reading

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Molly

molly gives us strength to carry on little girl of four should be the other way around molly’s lost her hair but not her smile there’s this bug inside me   you see have to get rid of it then my … Continue reading

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LOVE IS…

LOVE IS….

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LOVE IS…

The Greeks have three words to describe love. Philadelphia or brotherly affection, fondness, friendship, attachment. Agape – spiritual devotion, respect, fidelity and Eros the passionate variety, combines the qualities of all three with adulation, amour, delight, enchantment, rapture, mystery, lust … Continue reading

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KISS

  cherry tree    veiled in white pollen    for the bees stolen kiss    and laughter trembling   on the breeze

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Decima

Walk in the Fog Photo Colleen keating

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Decima & friends, Evans Lookout

We are waiting to glimpse the cliff

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Evan’s Lookout

The fog rolled away long enough to view the escarpment

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