Playfulness Wins the Day

Cockatoo's Wisdom Includes: * Understands the power of the sunrise * Ability to survive harsh conditions * Communication skills * Beauty * Playfulness The Cockatoo The cockatoo is a member of the parrot family. Its most noticeable feature is its magnificent crest, which crowns the top of its head. This crest is used to send … Continue reading Playfulness Wins the Day

Perch Advantageously

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week five and the creative force has produced the Pelican to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat are initiating. The elegant pelican animal totem is definitely an … Continue reading Perch Advantageously

Remaining Buoyant

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week five and the creative force has produced the Pelican to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat are initiating. Despite their size pelicans are light and buoyant. … Continue reading Remaining Buoyant

Rally Your Personal Spirits

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week three and the creative force has produced the Musk Lorikeet to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat are initiating. In Signs of Love from Heaven Above, … Continue reading Rally Your Personal Spirits

Go Coddiwompling

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week three and the creative force has produced the Musk Lorikeet to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat are initiating. Musk Lorikeets are endemic to (only found … Continue reading Go Coddiwompling

Exploring the Expressive Arts

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week three and the creative force has produced the Musk Lorikeet to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat are initiating. Lorikeets are full of silliness and humour, … Continue reading Exploring the Expressive Arts

Magical Healing Voices

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week two and the creative force has produced the Common Blackbird to build on the lessons that the Superb Blue Wren initiated.   The Welsh Goddess Rhiannon (Great Queen) was accompanied … Continue reading Magical Healing Voices

A Foraging We Go

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week two and the creative force has produced the Common Blackbird to build on the lessons that the Superb Blue Wren initiated.   The dictionary describes foraging as a “search for … Continue reading A Foraging We Go

Sing from an Elevated Perch

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week two and the creative force has produced the Common Blackbird to build on the lessons that the Superb Blue Wren initiated.   Blackbirds are known for their melodious voice where … Continue reading Sing from an Elevated Perch

Valuing One’s Unique Identity

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week one and the creative force has produced the Superb Blue Wren to provide some lessons! "The Arrernte word Awelye, from Central Australia, describes the interrelationship of everything; plant, animal, earth … Continue reading Valuing One’s Unique Identity

Courting the Creative Spirit

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week one and the creative force has produced the Superb Blue Wren to provide some lessons! Of all the facts about the Superb Fairy-wren’s life that have been discovered over the … Continue reading Courting the Creative Spirit

Singing Over Our Creative Eggs

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week one and the creative force has produced the Superb Blue Wren to provide some lessons! Mothers usually set about teaching their offspring the moment they're born. But the females of … Continue reading Singing Over Our Creative Eggs

A Sensory Aussie Bird Garden

When I bought my home in Castlemaine, seven years ago, the backyard had a few established plants but it was a harsh, unwelcoming environment. A new home was being built directly behind me and, being on a rise, my new deck overlooked theirs. I laughed and told them not to worry because I would soon … Continue reading A Sensory Aussie Bird Garden