Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Six) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

At night she climbs up onto a dock near the Sydney Opera House and waits by one of the docked boats until she changes back.

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Five) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

As she heads into the South Pacific Ocean from the Hawkesbury River, Rita changes from many trout into a single three meter long bottlenose dolphin.

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Four) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita floats bodiless in space.  She looks down and sees a group of women known as the Djunkgao sisters shrouded in mist.  They are naming the Australian animals and clans.  One is making sacred wells with a yam stick.  The image disappears. 

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Three) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Three) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris (reference links at bottom) The Australasia Recycling Label We administer the Australian Packaging Covenant to reduce the environmental impacts of consumer packaging and optimise resource recovery. We develop plans and guidelines to prevent plastic waste from entering the oceans. We work with state, territoryContinue reading “Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Three) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Two) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Two) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris (reference links at bottom) “We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.” – Australian Aboriginal saying Note: Uluru is a rockContinue reading “Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Two) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog One) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita stares back towards Camp Creek and notices the edges of the bank are deep and the water low.  “What the people of Austra—Uluru do will affect the Dreamline?” she asks.  

Review of Heartland by John Holland

I purchased John Holland’s poetry book Dry Bones as a gift for my librarian sister-in-law.  I won’t comment on the book because poetry is personal.  I did read it before I gave it to her.  The only regret is that I didn’t buy the book directly from John and ask him to sign it.  AfterContinue reading “Review of Heartland by John Holland”