If Satan ever loses his hair, there’ll be hell toupee.
Buppô to wara-ya no amé, dété kiké.
One must go outside to hear Buddhist doctrine or the sound of rain on a straw roof.
Some people carry their hearts in their heads; very many carry their heads in their hearts. The difficulty is to keep them apart, yet both actively working together.
Augustus William Hare
SHOVE off from the wharf-edge! Steady!
Watch for a smooth! Give way!
If she feels the lop already
She’ll stand on her head in the bay.
Readers are plentiful, thinkers are rare.
FOTO – BRISBANE.
And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.
Bible. Zechariah (ch. XIII, v. 6)
FOTO – THE FINGER OF MAD O’BRIAN.
“A camel is money, its dung is fuel, its hair is a tent cloth, its milk a source of food in sustenance in black days.” BEDOUIN.
If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work. Shakespeare, William
Rivers and mountains may change; human nature, never. CHINESE
FOTO -TWEED RIVER AT CONDONG.
The tragic ringbarked forests,
Stark white beneath the moon,
The sapphire misted mountains,
The hot gold hush of noon,
Green tangle of the brushes,
Where lithe lianas coil,
And orchids deck the tree tops
And ferns the crimson soil.
FOTO -BILAMBIL 2008
I don’t understand people who like to work and talk about it like it was some sort of goddamn duty. Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me. Delightful, perfect.
FOTO – BUBBLES ON AN ARMIDALE XMAS DAY
The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble. Proverbs 4: 18-19
FOTO – A VIEW OF THE CORAL SEA.
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck. – Imannuel Kant
FOTO – YAMBA LIGHTHOUSE 2008
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
Helen Keller blind & deaf. (1880 – 1968)
FOTO –POINT DANGER QLD NSW BORDER 2008
Dance is bigger than the physical body. …When you extend your arm, it doesn’t stop at the end of your fingers, because you’re dancing bigger than that; you’re dancing spirit.
Judith Jamison (b. 1943), U.S. dancer. Dancing Spirit (1993).
FOTO – STOKERS SIDING HALL 2009
WORDS AND PICTURES, WANDA, JUST MIGHT FIX THIS HEART OF MINE. SIT. LOOK. READ. THINK.