Keats and Cargo Ships

Lately I’ve become obsessed with photographing ships at the end of my street, mostly big blocky cargo ships moving up and down the bay. My husband can’t understand my new passion. He says today’s ships are more like floating apartment blocks than the graceful,...

My Friend Jean

We met at the jetty as we did when we were kids—Meetcha at the jetty afta school—and as we hugged and laughed and introduced our partners, a seal came into the shallows. ‘It’s an omen,’ I cried like a kid as we ran onto the beach. It was so close we...

Amazing Grace

Old John died recently. He was crossing the rail line beside our suburban shopping centre when the boom gates came down and he was trapped on the tracks, unable to move forward or back. John had an illness, a little like Parkinson’s, and as it progressed his legs...

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