Frangipani Textures

One frangipani,

Beneath the weak Winter sun.

Sparkles and shimmers.

I love the delicate detail within the petal

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Dewdrop Diamonds

Fast, fleeting, and more

Than ephemeral beauty.

Dewdrop diamond dust.
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Our New Backyard

Stoic sentinels,

Bare lava from ancient times.

Repurposed nature.
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A Named Brew


I am not a connoisseur,

But it was so good.

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The House Sitting Blues

For almost six months, Dean and I have been house sitting in and around the Sunshine Coast, close to Caloundra (where our new home is being built) and although this has been a godsend, and may even seem adventurous, minding someone else’s house does have its drawbacks.  Some can lead to occasions of hilarity like the time we had a carpet snake enter the house and I had a full-scale nuclear meltdown.  But there have also been many occasions of utmost frustration.  

In order to immortalise these moments of exasperation, I’ve compiled the following to demonstrate exactly what house sitting is not.  

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