May 7
Universal, Global, Local and Personal

Mothers Day Universal: On Sunday May 11th, we celebrate Mothers Day. Another Hallmark moment? I don’t think so. It is good to have the opportunity to reflect on the universal phenomenon of motherhood. We may not all BE mothers but we all have, even if ever so fleetingly, a mother. Our Mothers, to a great [...]

Apr 2
Penguins in Australia?

Love Ones, I regret to report I’m addicted to TED! I am developing a “Hungry Ghost” of my own and it’s Ted! I rush home to be with Ted, I have late night trysts with Ted, I wake up early to hang out with Ted, while my husband’s playing golf I fool around with Ted, “don’t [...]

Mar 18
It’s All About YOU!

Or is it all about what you think of me? Firstly, you will be happy to know I have purchased a copy of “Blogging for Dummies” and will be adding all sorts of cool new features, like a “comments” page and “e-mail this site to a friend”. I LOVE to hear from happy readers! Remember [...]

Mar 11
A Passionate Woman

If you haven’t seen this yet you will want to. If you have seen this, you may want to watch it again. It was sent to me by a friend. In this podcast the great Chilean writer Isabel Allende, speaking at the 2007 Technology, Entertainment, Design Conference tells us a tale of passion. It’s takes [...]

Mar 5
Hero or Hungry Ghost?

Love Ones – soon after the “Hero” post I received this sadly telling portrait of Heath Ledger, age 28, painted by his friend Vincent Fantauzzo just before the actor’s death. To me it says it all.  Heath Ledger appeared in almost 20 films including such critical and box-office successes as A Knight’s Tale, and Brokeback Mountain for [...]

Feb 26
Balloon Ballet

First, some colour commentary – the piece on Silence brought mixed reactions – there were a couple of Brilliants! (WooHoo!). Some thought it was “edgy” and someone else was worried that it was a bit mean….he failed to realize it was a piece of fiction and any resemblance to living persons was purely coincidental. I [...]

Feb 19
Music Music Music

Them and US I was hoping to be able to share with you a great music site MM passed on to me recently but I am only able to deliver the promise of a great music site, unless of course you live in the US where you still have access to http://www.pandora.com/ . Everyone else [...]

Feb 15
Beware – these pics may be degrading to men – BooHoo, so sorry!

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