A NAKED WOMAN IN PARIS.

Alone on her balcony, she stretched her limbs, taut, stark and naked against the restless hunger of her room.
Hidden behind a curtain in Paris, I watched her.
Her bedroom peered out behind her, a homicidal battle nest of tossed bed sheets, knotted tangles and abandoned clothing. The spoils of a front line, where she the victor, had prowled like a predator and won.

Hidden behind a curtain in Paris, I watched her.

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‘the paradox of grieving a love torn apart by unforeseen tragedy and the living with love separated from the adored one’. A Ghost Story #davidloweryaghoststory

I felt haunted by the film’s imagery of tender grieving and the paradox of grieving a love torn apart by unforeseen tragedy and the living with love separated from the adored one.

Through the art of film Lowery poses the aesthetic as a response of grief and catastrophe.

A Ghost Story penetrates as a poignant reminder that the blessing of our good luck is to sit in witness to an event that is possible to each of us.

Our shared humanity wants to vouch safe the journey of love and for it not to leave us ill-prepared for the space that remains in the absence of the loved one. … More ‘the paradox of grieving a love torn apart by unforeseen tragedy and the living with love separated from the adored one’. A Ghost Story #davidloweryaghoststory

Style has one rule – We are not normal, we are Exceptional!

  The most profound advice I ever received from my longtime friend – other than, ‘Love! one is never enough’! –  Jas, aka an ex cross-dressing, gender bender with buckets of present day style was,    ‘Love, who needs normal? You were born to be exceptional! You, We were born to be fabulous! In a … More Style has one rule – We are not normal, we are Exceptional!

A Guest Contributor – Beauty secrets – Tips and Tricks of a Cross-dressing Beauty Queen

As a 50-year-young woman I am excited to share a beauty secret, one I have known for 30 years! The beauty secret is my friend Jas. Jas is and has been my mirror and my accomplice in keeping it ‘pretty’ when life was hard and my mirror and accomplice when life was full of fantastically … More A Guest Contributor – Beauty secrets – Tips and Tricks of a Cross-dressing Beauty Queen

My Mumma said, you are enough. ( Fast Non-Fiction, a 1 minute read)

  The irony of freelance writing and pursuing time for creative fiction. It’s crazy, the busier my freelance writing world becomes, the more productive I am with my own fiction work. Go figure! But backstage my unworthiness gremlin slips in and tells me I cannot pursue busy success and write with a true voice at … More My Mumma said, you are enough. ( Fast Non-Fiction, a 1 minute read)

Body shaming, plus-size and grace in action with cake.

An inspirational mum, Carrie Strongman is a woman who’s attitude embodies an unapologetic confidence in being a beautiful plus size woman. She also happens to be my mum. My mum is plus size and has always shown me how beautiful her curves are. If as a child, my raised eyebrows teased her as she sashayed … More Body shaming, plus-size and grace in action with cake.

A Melbourne Bladesmith’s one-of-a-kind love at first Slice.

Melbourne bladesmith, Aidan Mackinnon loves nothing more than dedicating 15 hours or more to transforming a raw hunk of steel and a block of wood into a one-of-a-kind, high performance, heirloom knife. And creating a one-of-a-kind, high performance knife is what fuels his dedication and uncompromising creativity for his craft. Cut Throat Knives was founded … More A Melbourne Bladesmith’s one-of-a-kind love at first Slice.