Salmagundi 6

This collection represents the kind of disorganised chaos I’ve been living since I returned from Warsaw in mid-September. It criss-crosses the equator, beginning with a few of the food joys at Grójec Wielki. I watched Ola pound the top of a pomegranate – or was it the bottom? – for half an hour till all […]

Walking around home: November part 1

I: Potato Point beach at high tide Walking the beach at high tide is not something I usually do, but today is my 75th birthday, and my Queensland daughter is visiting, so why not? As always, there are gifts, this time mainly the subtle ones of sand patterns marking some more than usual ferocity of […]

Walking around home: October (Part 2)

I: Potato Point beach: morning and evening of the same day Two aging bodies need a level, lowish-tide walking surface. Around here at the moment heavy seas have created on many beaches an uncomfortable slant. My home beach is still relatively flat. So it’s there we go from the bush block on a Saturday. The […]