A Day will Come

All this world is heavy with the promise of greater things, and a day will come, one days in the unending succession of days, when beings, beings who are now latent in our thoughts and hidden in our loins, shall stand upon this Earth as one stands upon a footstool and laugh and reach out [...]

Nights of Wonder – Summer Shores

"We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds." Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904), 1897 Waiting to view the Geminids at 3am on Nelson Beach, Jervis Bay .... The sea mist and clouds remained with no comet dust, but there was compensation.

The Path to the Moon

“The true joy of a moonlit night is something we no longer understand. Only the men of old, when there were no lights, could understand the true joy of a moonlit night.” Yasunari Kawabata, Palm of the Hand Stories Inspired by Cee's Which Way Challenge  The rising full moon over Point Perpendicular, Jervis Bay

Winter on the Shoreline – Days Like These

When you stand at the shores of paradise, and meditate on the approaching dawn .... Every day is good "Aragorn looked at the pale stars, and at the moon now sloping behind the western hills that enclosed the valley. 'This is a night as long as years,' he said. 'How long will the day tarry?' 'Dawn is [...]

Nightscape – Nelson Beach

“Mortal as I am, I know that I am born for a day. But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the earth.” ― Ptolemy A 180 Panorama from Nelson Beach, Jervis Bay NSW - At left is the Point Perpendicular [...]

Dawn and Nightfall – Jervis Bay

Nelson Beach lies in the Habitat Protection Zone of Jervis Bay Marine Park, NSW South Coast - Australia. Dawn over Point Perpendicular   Midday   Nightfall - View across to the Naval Base beneath the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy   The Sagittarius Arm of the Milky Way over the escarpment. Treetops lit by Point Perpendicular [...]