Carry On Cobber…Carry On

| April 25, 2018

One ANZAC of Gallipoli Today, 25 April, is ANZAC Day, a day when those especially connected to Australia and New Zealand remember those that went before. This before being, the veterans of Gallipoli, a ground this writer visited some while ago and whose heat, landscape, life, and reminders of war remain within. Trooper Rush of […]

It’s Best To Be Dusty

| July 21, 2012

From a Land so Torn and Muddy For the ones that were there, for the ones we think about. Music, soundtracks, the tonal qualities that bring resonance to the ear, that unfold in the mind and create depth, meaning and memories. Music has always reminded me of my journeys; recovering bits of forgotten time when […]

To Step a Bit Closer

| June 20, 2012

The Gallipoli Peninsula and the Great War As the ezan begins in the distance, the phrases are caught by the next minaret and the two begin their lyrical rhythm. Like questions and answers following one another, a pause, a start, I listen as the call rolls gently through the morning. As I sit up from […]