Australian Astrology – a New Interpretation

This is an Australian Aboriginal astrology interpretation that lines up different symbols with astrology. Pauline and I had several “gonna-do’s”.  In the couple of years before she died, we shared an incredibly fascinating journey through the realms of the Dreaming that bridges into today. One of our several co-operative projects …

Introduction

This site is based on the journey and research from writing Oracle of the Dreamtime[1] and includes stars and planets, rocks, plants, fish, insects, reptiles, birds and animals mostly Australian. Many of the symbols are universal, such as coal, crow, or dolphin. This book is offered as a stepping stone to devising …

Coal

Coal is like a butterfly of the earth in how it goes through a period of transformation from plant matter – it has different phases of development before it becomes coal. Coal is ancient and controversial – there’s issues of renewable resources and dirty fuel. Higher quality coal is called …

Book Review – The Secret River by Kate Grenville

I’ve just finished this book, and enjoyed it quite a lot! It was great to know the story was historically accurate, and to gain insight into what happened when white man first started living in Australia; it’s a book very much about race relations, and haunting. It’s a raw place …

Drop Bear

The infamous, deadly Drop Bear. The recent announcement of koala Borobi as mascot for the 2018 Gold Coast’s hosting of the Commonwealth Games reminded me it was time to put up a post about this challenging symbol! The news report I saw described him as a drop bear in jest …

Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur

Just a quick post for today, sharing photographs of flowers and orchids I took in Malaysia! It was a sultry tropic day, the kind of  day you just wanted to drink a lot of water but had to balance it out with where the nearest toilets would possibly be(!)…. smog …

St Andrew’s Cross Spider

Earlier this week I came across this beautiful lady in her web. The next day she was gone and a few days later a plethora of spiderlings emerged from the nest at the top of the web. When I zoomed in on the images, she is actually spinning silk! She’s a …

5 Easy Steps to Find your Mojo!

Fear holding you back? In a slump? Feeling a bit lost, like there’s no feeling of excitement in the mornings? Those goals, projects or things that got you all excited and buzzing now seem boring and dull? It sounds like you’ve lost a bit of your sense of purpose, your …

Numbers, Colours, Patterns and Directions

Not only do the creatures you encounter have significance, but the number of them and/or the patterns they form may influence their personal meaning. Numbers could also relate to the time or date of the encounter, if it seems relevant. Colour is important as well. Notice the colours of flowers …