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

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Thirteen) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris The more we define our differences the more observers notice the similarities. She remembers Iluka revving up her Super Soco as Liam helped her onto the back.  Something rubbery and tight pressed against the skin of her abdomen. “I’ve bungeed her to you,” LiamContinue reading “Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Thirteen) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

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

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Twelve) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris I keep thinking of Marvel’s Ultra’s words in Avenger’s: Age of Ultra: ““I’m sorry, I know you mean well. You just didn’t think it through. You want to protect the world but you don’t want it to change. How is humanity saved if it’s not allowedContinue reading “Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Twelve) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

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

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Eleven) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris Maybe humans did come from the sea. https://www.nma.gov.au/explore/collection/highlights/yawkyawk-sculptures Later that day Rita is invited to eat supper with the Martins.  “Hope you like meat pies,” Aurora says passing her a steaming plate. “I do,” Rita replies.  She glances down at her new clothes.  “ThankContinue reading “Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Eleven) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

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

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Ten) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris “If you believe your culture is shattered and scattered and finished, or your language is gone, then you are a dead man walking. But if you believe you can reconnect to your language and your culture, you become empowered.” – Ezzard Flowers in No Longer aContinue reading “Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Ten) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

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

Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Nine) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris (reference links at bottom) Rita finds both the Martins sitting outside on their covered porch sipping coffee.  She can hear them talking in whispers as they stare into the sunrise.  In the distance she can just see the Sydney Opera House and Sydney HarbourContinue reading “Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Nine) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

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 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.