Purple Thistle

Diggers Rest Landscape

Some months ago, whilst out on one of my regular traipses up in the Dandenong Ranges, I came across a large thistle. It had a huge deep purple bloom and stood alone and upright on a chunky bristle-like stem waving about in a cool autumnal breeze. Read More

Wednesday Night – Disrupted

Wednesday night, brooding
with  jars and vessel's and other things
on the kitchen bench

Whilst the chook cooks
and the cakes cool,
Leo, Raf's cat, disrupts the radio
- transmission.

Cooped up
and disrupted,
me and you 
ruffled, Raffled and shitty.

Summer Trip

It is Boxing day and as the excitement of Christmas fades, it is replaced by the sweet anticipation of a summer trip. It is a summer trip that will not take us south to a popular seaside spot, but one that will take us north to Albury, to the other side of the Victorian and NSW border… the better side according to Pa. Albury is where our grandparents live. They have a pool.

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