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.  

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris I made an open bin with plywood to throw in food scraps, dog poop and occasionally leaves.  Every so often I throw soil on top.  Over the years when I turned the mixture over with a shovel I found it full of earthworms and thatContinue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

Rita Walker (Blog Seven):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

She clenches her eyelids closed knowing the Sturgeon moon is trying to pierce its silver light through her curtains.

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

Rita Walker (Blog Six):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris An interesting twist.  The Haida believe that animals are more intelligent than humans and can transform into human form.  If you are from the Haida it would be good to hear from you.   Why have we included Indio’s (Gordon Peterson) song Hard Sun?  We’ll leaveContinue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Six):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

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

Rita has to contemplate Zsofia’s question.  She realizes perfect posture represents the melding of nature with technology.  “Mother Earth is always changing, evolving.  Now technology is evolving closer to nature.  Engineers have started experimenting making computer parts with living material.”

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

Rita Walker (Blog Four):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris There are different perspectives on testing medicines.  Does a person care singularly about themselves, see humans as more important and that the rest of life exists to assist them in surviving, or that all life is sacred and should only be killed for food andContinue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Four):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”