A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates! (Part three Blog fifteen)

Sadie can smell raw fish and baking bread as she steps into the galley.  In the very fore of the galley, past the few long tables and fixed chairs where the ‘Harlot’ and Althea are sitting together, she sees a single window with a wide serving ledge. 

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 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”

Fallen (from the as yet unpublished 4th book in the Children of the Myth Machine series)

(From “Miya” the as yet unpublished 4th book in the Children of the Myth Machine series) Fallen I rebelled against destiny So Father Sky severed my wings And I plummeted into Mother Nature Who chained me to her bosom In vines dense with iron But still I rebelled So they gouged out my eyes And IContinue reading “Fallen (from the as yet unpublished 4th book in the Children of the Myth Machine series)”

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.  

ACHEBE

ACHEBE and her husband were once a part of the CINN, a group made up of Earth’s richest individuals. When Achebe and her husband found out the CINN were involved with using the Children of the Myth Machines to create slaves and gladiators they joined the draoi ársa. Now Achebe is imprisoned on the deadContinue reading “ACHEBE”