The Flowers

English daisies flowering in the Australian sunshine

"Amazing flowers. Don't you think?" Said Ernesto. "Do not touch them, we do not know if they are not poisonous." Said Mario Ernesto responded "Why should we be so afraid of a flower that looks exactly like a lily?" "But, it can produce some inconvenience to us... allergies, rashes, whatever..." "Look," said Ernesto, "they have … Continue reading The Flowers


The Difficult Road

Muddy wheel tracks through green, grassy paddock in Tasmania

“At times the ruts are deep - its gets messy, muddy and mucky. At other times it’s smooth bitumen.” I’m on the phone with dad who’s keen to try out his new smart-phone. He’s driven many dirt roads and sheep-tracks in his lifetime. He crossed the Nullarbor Plain, Explored the Simpson Desert and Tackled the … Continue reading The Difficult Road