Nothing Ventured! Nothing Gained!

Raven: "Nothing ventured! Nothing gained! Right?" Donkey: "I am hoping we don't regret following this piper?" Raven: " Well if we don't take the risk we might miss an important opportunity!" Donkey: "Ben Franklin also said that lost time is never found again!"

What’s Over There?

Distracted, donkey leaves it in Raven's hands to find out more about the distant castle! The bird does seem to have the knack of finding out what they need to know.

The Art of Adaption

Like many animals, bats have learned to adapt to a wide variety of environments and habitats.  The only terrain they don’t inhabit is the Arctic.  There are 39 species of bats in North America, all of which are nocturnal.  Some bats are insectivores, others eat things like fruit and pollen.  Bats are associated with many … Continue reading The Art of Adaption

Ghost Bat Heralds Rebirth and Renewal

When Ghost Bat wings her way into your life she is urging you to let go of the past and allow yourself to be reborn. You will go through many periods of renewal in life as new cycles are already waiting for you. Don't be afraid to allow the changes to come into your life, … Continue reading Ghost Bat Heralds Rebirth and Renewal

Lingering Longer

One of the joys of having no advanced booking is that you can linger longer and enjoy living like a local with new friends.

Seeking a Night’s Shelter

When you have not booked ahead you cannot get lost! On the other hand, when you have not booked you have to hope that someone will provide some shelter for the night.

Becoming Your Shiny Self

Bowerbird is the common name for any of several species of birds of the Ptilonorhynchidae family of Australia and New Guinea, the males of which build beautiful and elaborate nests of sticks or grasses called bowers which is the central feature of their mating ritual. In 1872, naturalist Odoardo Beccari was the first to record … Continue reading Becoming Your Shiny Self

A Central Victorian Bowerbird

Reverence is everything. I feel humbled by the objects I find… or is it that they find me? Roger McKindley Situated at the Loddon River Ford at Newstead, Antares Iron Art Garden is an established art and sculpture garden created by Roger McKindley. Found objects are sited creatively in the space where he lives and … Continue reading A Central Victorian Bowerbird

Lemurian Healer

After an encounter with a giant, Raven needed a spot of healing from this Lemurian Elf. Happily, thanks to the healing hands of the elf, Donkey and Raven are back on the road again.

In the Flow

The whale is known to have a substance in the retinas of her eyes called biomagnetite, which causes sensitivity to the electromagnetic field of the Earth. She reads the electromagnetic field like a map and this helps her migrate across oceans. Whale symbolism speaks of the ability to find your way through the abyss using the pull of your soul’s compass. Others … Continue reading In the Flow

Listening to Your Inner Voice

The whale spirit animal is the earth’s record keeper for all time. As a totem, the whale teaches you about listening to your inner voice, understanding the impact your emotions have on your everyday life and following your own truth. When the whale enters your life, it may be time to closely examine where you … Continue reading Listening to Your Inner Voice

Bay Whaling Ancestry

Bay whaling was a rough game, one of the hardest and most dangerous in the world. It thrived in Hobart Town for half a century. Bay whaling was very popular with the native youth many of whom looked forward every year to the excitement, perils and profits. Exports of whale oil and bone from Hobart … Continue reading Bay Whaling Ancestry

A Dreaming Space

The appearance of Lizard is a reminder to create a space for dreaming. In her book, "Visioning Ten Steps to Designing the Life of your Dreams", Lucia Capacchione talks about setting up a creativity gym, a place to exercise your imagination and vision. Dedicating a specific area can pose problems but as Capacchione points out, … Continue reading A Dreaming Space

Bask In The Sun Daydreaming

The frilled neck lizard is a creature that spends its days basking in the sun, daydreaming its future into reality. Lizard's wisdom is that of the dreamer; the daydreamer! In a culture obsessed with efficiency, mind-wandering is often derided as useless—the kind of thinking we rely on when we don’t really want to think. Freud, … Continue reading Bask In The Sun Daydreaming

Potential for Self Knowledge

Lizard is letting you know that it is time to take do an internal audit. Are you coming from your heart? Be aware – simply because the ego is the master of deception and you will often have to peel back many layers to get at the truth – and to discover what your heart is … Continue reading Potential for Self Knowledge