RegularRandom: 5 minutes with Nina

Nina is a splendid cat. As a kitten she was callously chucked over the fence of the Newcastle Botanical Gardens, rescued, and brought home to my friend by a caring volunteer. She made a beeline for an accommodating lap. Nineteen years later, the lap is still accommodating, and so is the lounge and the bed. […]


Strange how themes emerge and transform. First, I saw this stripey wheelbarrow planter on the Potato Point Road … … and planters became the thing I kept seeing: a hollow trunk overflowing with Sydney rock orchids; a boat in front of an old shed with ghost writing speaking to Bodalla’s past; a mosaic planter beside […]