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Archive for February, 2009

away….

off to NZ for a couple of weeks

(although to be honest I’m so bad at leaving i’m not sure i should ever step out the front door again)

but still

adventure calls

chat when we get back

xmandy

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a whale of a time

I’m pleased to present…..

the beautiful

the bountiful

the big

Miss Cherry Blossom

cherryblossom

Benjamin made her.

She isnt visiting us any more – gone on to make more friends here

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meeting

You know those times when life picks you up like a leaf in a swollen river and carries you downstream so fast and crazy that it barely seems you have time to take a breath let alone stop and write about it.

Thats my now.

In brief….

I cried and cried for those in the fires.

I stressed over writing and presenting a veggie workshop.

I gathered with many many people to heal and give and celebrate life and music.narce1

and this made my heart sing

I watched lovers tread so light on the earth that i swear their feet didnt touch the ground.

his music touched me

I met more that i think may change my life….

i danced like i’d never danced before

i did the veggie workshop !

i sat with the whale on my doorstep

I cried some more

i reconnected

next week i might do it all agin…..

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trouble

trouble2

She stood by her front door, and as dead birds rained down around, called to her husband

“i think we are in trouble”

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

And now, as the devastation continues to unfold those left behind begin to try and understand, to make sense, to help, to heal slowly slowly.

Today everyone walks in a dream… gradually waking and wandering and wondering.

all i can do now is pray.

(i am here)

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rain

Relief.

I’m glad its raining. The first time in 8 weeks, after the hottest day on record.

Relief for firefighters, for families who have lost so much, for the garden

and for my spirit, needing a healing soak….leafalmond

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Thin Green Line

UPDATE : 50% profits to go to Bush Fire Appeal

I’ll be there

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Stranger things

stranger-thingsThis (foo fighters) song has been on my mind for a while. I guess because its surprising, and i so like a surprise. Anyway…. this is what i made while listening.

… i was going for the mood of the song; Moody but hopeful.

the only surprsing thing here is that he somehow became a she (and looks like a make-up sketch from Wicked).

whoops

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