Writing poetry just happened. I didn’t intend it and I don’t even know if I am good at it. There is a chance I could suck completely. Despite this I keep going. Ideas seem to spring up out of nowhere and scream at me, demanding their release. So many experiences in my life have left…… Continue reading The world in colour by The Human Hand.
When I got side-tracked by poetry, I wondered what the heck I was doing. I went with it and it surprised me. Not so much in the first book, but certainly in the second because the choice of topic wove itself into the novel series. It felt right and then it slowly dawned on me…… Continue reading Flavours of Italy
The last two months have been a little more exciting for me than normal. I have revised my poetry book Emotions in Eruption with a new cover and a little tightening up in the format because with self-publishing authors have that possibility. I have also been working hard to produce a poetry sibling. This is…… Continue reading Calling all poets
I think one of the most difficult things we face these days is deciding on things. We have too many choices, our kids have too many choices and I have to wonder if we are sacrificing quality thinking for what we think of as freedom of choice. We are too quick to say no, or…… Continue reading Should I, should you?
As an English teacher I find poetry the hardest to teach. It is so subjective and there is never a correct answer so often students struggle with meaning and concepts. I have the same problem with what I write. I am never sure where the words come from. I just know they need voicing. Will…… Continue reading Addictive Patterns
I have always been entranced by the changing seasons and the beauty they bring. I grew up close to Centennial Park in Sydney and my parents would often take us there on a Sunday. We would play and they would spend the hours bent over, handkerchief on head and small knife in hand collecting what…… Continue reading Spring blossoms