A new home for our flock

It’s been a big time of change for our whole flock (2 humans, Mr Tucker the Galah, plus 2 cockatiels and a lorikeet). We have sold ‘Euphoria’ to some other conservation-minded people, whom we know will take good care of it.  And moved to an island off the Queensland coast, in beautiful Moreton Bay. Mr […]

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How others see us can be surprising

  A friend of ours married a lovely young lady from Vietnam; they have a beautiful young daughter who took many years to conceive and is therefore something of a miracle child, and much loved.  An’s parents have come over to Australia, from their home in Ho Chi Minh City, for a year to spend […]

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The ‘Fit of Passion’ Archive: the performance poems #3

Two more back to back performance poems. ’My Sister Has a New Set of Breasts’ was my early 1990s response to the increasing normalisation of plastic surgery being done to perfectly healthy, functional bodies. It poses the question, ‘If our bodies aren’t perfect in the way society currently envisions that notion, are we therefore unloveable?’ […]

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