Lovely

Old, beige, brick wall in sunlight

The other day in Orange - a town that’s halfway to nowhere - they threw a guy in prison for treason. The media had a field day with the story, and what did he do? According to one broadcaster he “painted Orange yellow.” A newspaper harked “Outrage in Orange,” calling for the reinstatement of capital … Continue reading Lovely

The African Violet

African violet stigma, style, anthers and petals extreme close up

The little African Violet has never been to Africa, and she’s not technically a violet. Nevertheless, that’s what the grandma that waters her calls her. The little plant sits happily on her windowsill in a little apartment in Sydney, Australia, where the sun is bright and the water, clean. The next door neighbour has come … Continue reading The African Violet