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Ambience Concealed

Ambience Concealed

I would like to draw your attention dear reader to pieces of music which have attracted me recently. They are sometimes electronic, evocative, at times mournful but beautiful. See if you agree. They include (found on YouTube), ‘Says’ by Nils Frahn, ‘November’ by Max Richter, ‘Only the Winds’ by Olafur Arnalds, ‘Struggle for Pleasure’ by...

Garden Mystery

Garden Mystery

Dear reader, have you been fortunate to have children to see them grow, to see them leave home and find their way in life? Looking back, did that take long? With the final third of your lives to follow. Life is so brief, and we are such specks in space that the consideration of eternity...

Landscape and Cinema

Landscape and Cinema

The sound of rain on pavement, breeze lifting muslin drapes and disarranging curls of hair, birds calling in the morning sun, cicadas en masse in the heat of the day, avenues...

An Australian Garden?

An Australian Garden?

Art from the Warlayirti community of Balgo Hills WA was until recently hung in the corridor between the main body of the Art Gallery of South Australia and its restaurant/café...

Life is Messy!

Life is Messy!

I was recently given a shaving kit¹; badger bristle shaving brush, classic butterfly wing double sided razor and beautifully fragrant...