It’s lilac time …

April never ceases to astound me – not just how it looks and smells, but how it feels – new, risky, possible, brimming… I got married in April.  I feel my happiest in April.  My biggest life journeys all seem to have started in April – perhaps that’s because the airfares entered the justoutofmyreach shoulder … More It’s lilac time …

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“It seems I’ve lit a lot of candles lately”

Two years ago, I spoke to a group – of women mainly – as we celebrated International Womens Day  “on the frontier” – in a remote East Arnhemland mining town recently devastated by the curtailment of the refinery operations here – and reeling in the uncertainty of “what next?” for us, our kids, our “menfolk”, … More “It seems I’ve lit a lot of candles lately”