Not to be confused with the Rio de Janeiro Carnival, the Carnival of Flowers is a more sombre affair. I was asked to put my saving the world (carbon footprint project) on hold for a week to help out with building our shire's flower display, and here are some of the pics:
I’ve been living out of a suitcase for the last year. There comes a time when carrying around all your toiletries in little plastic canisters looses its appeal. When being able to walk around town without a map/translator/bodyguard is enjoyable in itself. When you can’t access your phone banking because you can’t remember what address is on file or when you have to email or call all your friends because its impossible to just go for coffee you come to the realisation that: it’s time to test the waters with – settling down.
We all have stories to tell, stories that provide wisdom about the journey of life. What more have we to give one another than our 'truth' about our human adventure as openly as we know how? - S. Rubin