Cut Your Teeth!

For you, you know who you are … Kyla Grange Didn’t I warn you not to? Didn’t I warn you good? Maybe we couldn’t help it Maybe we never should Didn’t I say it slowly? Didn’t I make it clear? Is it unfair to ask you? Why it is you’re still here? You cut your…

The Sun is not so bad … right?

We like the Sun, being in the Sun, don’t we? Don’t we? Or have we all been terrified in to avoiding the Sun due to its effects on our skin – early aging or worse – the C-Word! Cancer! Ugh! It is true our Sun in Australia is hot and yes under the right conditions,…

Transformative Power of Music

“The conductor … depends for his power on his ability to make other people powerful” Sometimes, perhaps a couple of times in a lifetime – if you are lucky and pursue truth relentlessly, stubbornly with the tenacity and rigor of totalitarian regime – you will have found yourself in the presence of a Master, a…

Santa! Australia too hot for Reindeer! Oh No!

So this is a song well remembered by children, grown and growing, all over Australia. It is often sung at Kindergarten and School Christmas Concerts for friends and family. I have included, for your enjoyment, a version sung by the Contem-pre Anglican Singers. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! “In Australia, Christmas comes in the…

Big Girl! You are Beaut-iful!

Dita Von Teese, a Feminist? Who’da thunk? The pursuit of Authenticity absolutely requires creativity for without creativity – how can you reveal yourself to yourself sufficiently that your wings can dry and you can fly? A creative curious mind is a beautiful thing and requires openness to emotion, to experience, to ideas and possibilities. In…

Singers ~ Sing! Musicians ~ Play!

So friends, who listens to “The Blues”? And does it help move “the blues” on from you? You know blues when you hear it, it starts out as gut wrenching depression, loss, raw grief – then somehow the singer – through their experience, voice and authenticity – transforms this muck of human experience into the…