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Six of Autumn

Seagulls, gathered, just off shore at Wellington Point. Which bird are you? It really doesn’t matter, actually. If you have something to give you can be the bird on the rock. Hand out your gifts, be they tangible or something more precious, to those who are in need. If you’re in need, can you see the bird on the rock? He’ll be there. Waiting to give you just what you need. The universe is wonderful like that. It watches over us and when we most thirst, we find water. When we most hunger, we find food. When we most need succour, we find relief. Just don’t be afraid to ask for help. Nor afraid to accept it. And if it’s…

Six of Summer

Empty cidada skins, Girraween National Park. Cicada eggs are laid in slits in tree bark. After many weeks they hatch into nymphs, which then fall to the ground, and burrow through the leaf litter into the ground, where they remain, at depths of between 10 and 40 centimetres, for many years, feeding on sap sucked from tree roots. When the nymph finally reaches adult size, it claws it’s way back to the surface, and climbs the tree, where it sheds it’s skin for the last time. During a life time of two to four weeks they mate, lay eggs, and begin the cycle all over again. A journey that must be made. Be it travel, or a life journey –…

Six of Spring

A table fountain, in Brisbane, actually, could be anyone’s table. Have you ever looked so hard for something that you thought you’d never find it? Searched high and low, far and wide, and then come back home, to find it, right under your nose? This is the familiar, the family dining table, your old treehouse, your best friend… Something you know about, and probably take for granted. It’s always been there, and probably always will. Hiding in plain sight. Maybe you should look a little closer to home, this time.…