Pilbara Thunder

When I was a kid, I loved bush poetry.  Loved its rhythms, its stories and its immediacy.  As an adult I've attended a number of bush poets' breakfasts at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, and been entertained by some fabulous exponents of the art.  Bush poetry makes you cry as often as you laugh, and … Continue reading Pilbara Thunder

Music, Wine and Food

What is it that makes us feel good?  I've spent the early part of the day delivering our son (drummer) to the Upper Hunter Wine and Food Affair, strolling around briefly, sipping on a latte, and listening to a bit of big band music, performed by the Muswellbrook Shire Concert and Jazz Band.  It's a … Continue reading Music, Wine and Food