3 Card Spread

  • Ten of SummerTen of Summer
    Fields of sunflowers along the roads of the Southern Downs (of Queensland). Withered maids all in a row. Sunflowers, tall, dried up and shrivelled, no longer turning their faces to the sun. They hang their heavy, lifeless heads towards the ground. They’re about as dead as they can get.…
  • Queen of SummerQueen of Summer
    Beautiful, swollen, and fire-scarred. She sits overlooking the water of Bald Creek, at Girraween. Still thinking about this, since she’s the Queen of Summer, the Queen of Fire, the Queen of Sticks. Strong and solid, with a heart of gold. She’s almost an enigma – she’s aloof and unaproachable, but she’s a mother – mothers are always approachable!…
  • The EmperorThe Emperor
    My grandmother would never kill a beetle. My grandfather used to always tell her that he would live his next life as a beetle. He builds his castle and defends it with a will that belies his size. He’s fierce and strong, but flip him over and he finds his legs flailing wildly in the air. Set him on his feet though and he’ll keep on going and going, working and building. Maybe this is why he gets himself flipped over. Maybe pedalling in the air is a form of escapism. Keeping on going and being strong can become a chore. Have you ever annoyed a beetle? Angry little bugs, they can be!…