Of church windows, castles and serenity

Nick Cave singing in the other room, something about church windows. Somehow, church windows eminate a sense of serenity for me. Particularly the ones with stained glass in the grand gothic churches of Europe. Serenity. What does it mean, really? The Oxford dictionary describes it as: ‘The state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled‘ So,… Continue reading Of church windows, castles and serenity

A glimpse of the setting moon – and a new day (and year) breaking

Walked up Mt Gillen the other morning. Got up at 5:30 am and drove West from Alice Springs along the Lara Pinta drive. Suddenly – a glimpse of the setting moon. Huge and orange, disappearing fast behind a mountain range. Day breaking. Start walking. Nature is so powerful and yet so delicately balanced. I see this in… Continue reading A glimpse of the setting moon – and a new day (and year) breaking