Early Morning East Coast Peninsular Malaysia late October 2021 (Pic: C. Round) Tail end of the first week in March 2022, and coming home from two days of surfing . Reflect on what was Forecast and quality of Surf available. A measure of disappointment dominated this reflection. There had been consistent forecast of waves being … Continue reading Surf’s uP!
War ….. Peace
2. Peace Two, one two three four Everybody's talking aboutBagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, Tagism, this-ism, that-ism, Ism ism ism. All we are saying is give peace a chanceAll we are saying is give peace a chance Everybody's talkin' 'bout ministers, sinisters, banisters and canisters, bishops and fishops, rabbis and pop eyes, bye bye, bye … Continue reading War ….. Peace
Edge of Truth
DAY 10 After five days the Truth Bugs had their fill. Blue and white starry gossamer's hitched rides on the last of the Suns reflected shortwave bounce back to space, destination unknown. A person had to be in just the right place at the right time to see this gossamer ride. On Oceans edge looking … Continue reading Edge of Truth
2. Truth Hurts
WHAT HAS GONE BEFORE Chapter 1 - "TRUTH" - Fireball and sonic booms in the sky, Grey rain, Conspiracy news sites - computers fried, individual conspiracy believers - a similar fate, much self mutilation by the very same, visible streams of broken conspirator words in a blue/white starry shimmer disappearing from the body to the … Continue reading 2. Truth Hurts
LIGHT and DARK
LIGHT Dark of Night becomes blind as light of the Sun pokes over the horizon at Dawn. High Summer over a blanched desert landscape, light is not welcome, its intensity heralding another day of unremitting baking. The traveler's eyes and soul wince as one to this glare of pure white backed by the stark blue … Continue reading LIGHT and DARK
Belief comes at any time. Sunny, early Saturday afternoon cricket. It comes now in the belief that I will take this catch that the batsman hit my way. No doubt, just dread set certainty, (dread for the batsman that is) that he knows of my firm belief. He finishes looking up from the shot to … Continue reading BELIEF
!SPAM! the Love story.
Preamble Love - so many words spoken, written and sung. So much angst that can destroy, so much happiness that we feel overwhelmed. It comes in many shapes and sizes - friend love, love like a brother or sister, love the kids, love Mum!, love of a good time, love of inanimate objects and pets. … Continue reading !SPAM! the Love story.
Traffic light in far distance yet again cycles though Red Green Orange Red. Movement? Not even a millimetre. 10 minutes sitting in a left hand turning lane at least 100 metres from the intersection. Never before in the last nine months at the new place have I experienced such delays getting home from the supermarket … Continue reading Waiting
A SPORTING CHANCE 4
ASHRAM Part 2 SOMETHING FOUND So much style and flow! Always seem to have the Butt stuck out! Not too sure about the colour choices though! The writer celebrating his 50th birthday with a fun surf at "Toms" in Perth. (Photo: Les Round) Moving to Perth in Western Australia, being no more than 5-10 minutes … Continue reading A SPORTING CHANCE 4
A Sporting Chance 4
ASHRAM Some people say it is not the destination that counts, but the Journey itself. In this case I respectfully disagree. Car park view at the end of a long and winding dirt road of an uncrowded (2 people out) Southern Tasmanian surf spot on Bruny Island. Sitting out the back of the wave, looking … Continue reading A Sporting Chance 4