Last night, my Sister passed away.
SUSAN ( SANDERS) POMROY. 26 May 1952 – 17 February 2911.
"Those were summers when the heart quivered up from the hot yellow gravel and pierced the plaited rushes
of my wide-brimmed hats, summers almost without nights. For even then I so loved the dawn that my mother
granted it to me as a reward. She used to agree to wake me at half past three and off I would go, an empty
basket on each arm, towards the kitchen gardens that sheltered in the narrow bend of the river, in search of
strawberries, black currants, and hairy gooseberries."
foto – dining ensemble in sydney
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. Audrey Hepburn.
foto – affeection in raleigh 2010
Cha deinee rieau yn soogh y shang.
"The greedy will never feel for the hungry."
FOTO-THE MOB’S DINNER AT BILAMBIL
The Black Bear
In the summer, fall, and spring
the black bear sports and has his fling,
but winter sends him straight indoors and there he
snores… and snores… and snores.
FOTO – THE BLACK BEAR CAFE BELLINGEN 2008
The French proverb says, the appetite comes with eating. So in drinking, the more we imbibe, the more we desire.
FOTO – KNOX BROS IN MILTON BRISBANE. 2007.
A child’s service is little, yet he is no little fool that despiseth it.
When one will not , two cannot quarrel." — Signifying, that two persons cannot quarrel or fight if one of them refuses.
The righteous eat to their hearts’ content,
because they go to the garden for their meals.
FOTO -MOB’S VEGIES IN ARMIDALE IN A GREEN PLASTIC BASKET.
WE ARE GOING.
They came in to the little town
A semi-naked band subdued and silent
All that remained of their tribe.
They came here to the place of their old bora ground
Where now the many white men hurry about like ants.
Kath Walker aka Oodgerdoo Noonuccal (1920-1993)
FOTO – “MARSHALL’S” CREEK AT “SOUTH GOLDEN BEACH”.
Keep him at least three paces distant who hates bread, music and the laugh of a child. Lavater
“Like the trees, we are visitors, guests of earth. The light shines down, and a bud breaks, branches give way before us, a book’s leaves open, and our eyes look, look again. We are a grove, companions spared to be on earth at the same time. The trees – though not our kind – are kin, elder relatives standing to greet us.”
Kim Stafford, from “Tree of All Trees” in Entering the Grove.
FOTO – BELL LAND AT CONDONG NSW 2008
Adiye nje oka, o mu omi, o gbe okuta pe pe pe mi, sibe sibe o ni ohun o ni eyin, to o ba ni eyin, se o ma je irin ni? (Yoruba and Idanre)
A chicken eats corn, drinks water and swallows little pebbles, but still complains of having no teeth. If she had teeth would she eat steel? (Literal English)
Yoruba and Idanre ( Nigeria ) Proverb
FOTO -LAKE MACQUARIE AT SUNSHINE 2008
A crust of bread does not became stale in a big family.
Caucasian Mountain Peoples
FOTO – ILNAM ESTATE WINERY 2009 CAROOL COMMUNITY DINNER
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