According to William Shakespeare “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” (Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 2). Is that really true? If it was called something really horrible like “Deadly Gangrene” would we consider it’s smell to be so attractive? The smell of rotting flesh is often described as “cloyingly sweet” … Continued
This has been a time of changes. It’s appropriate really, as the Sun went into Aries on March 20th. This marks the new Astrological year. Since then there’s been a Full Moon (Aries-Libra) on March 23rd and a New Moon on 7th April, with the Sun and Moon only 2 degrees away from Uranus, the … Continued
At the moment, we’re housesitting in Dural. It’s on the semi-rural outskirts of North West Sydney. So, when I needed to attend some meetings last week, it meant a one and a half hour trip each way.
By now you’ll have heard about the attacks in Paris. The home-owners for whom he are currently house-sitting have an apartment in Paris and so we were a little concerned. Thankfully, they were in Switzerland at the time. Sadly, a lot of other people were present and there was the greatest loss of life, in … Continued
Spring has sprung, The grass is riz, I wonder where the birdie is. The bird is on the wing. Why that’s absurd! I always thought the wing was on the bird. As I’ve often said, perception is everything. Spring has definitely arrived. Temperatures are soaring (33 degrees C today), flowers are out everywhere, the garden … Continued