October 30, 2019 - Alone Together



It’s interesting that when people ask how we are going we usually always say things like – good, busy, great, flat out, not bad.  Found this bit of honesty on a wall in Fitzroy, Melbourne.  We’re never as alone as we think.

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September 21, 2019 - Today Over Tomorrow

Stormie Mills Clown


(Art & words, Stormie Mills.  Instagram @stormiemills.  Original in colour).

‘A tra poco’ lets take a short break, from destroying our planet, listen to those that will inherit it, learn from the indigenous cultures of the past and see the future in a better way, let’s do more, let’s act, let’s ask those that are in ‘power’ to act on our behalf, repeatedly, or let’s change them out for those that will, let’s stop this circus of stupidity that values today over tomorrow.

Related posts:  Hear Greta Thunberg, Pay It Forward,

September 14, 2019 - Thumbs Up To Nice Guys

Imagine a world that encouraged and valued nice guys…..Check out The Black Dog Story about difference.  And think about this and this.  Pass it on to all the nice guys (and gals) you know  ….

August 16, 2019 - Hear Greta Thunberg

“At 11 I became ill.  I fell into depression.  I stopped talking.  And I stopped eating.  Later I was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, OCD and selective mutism.  Which basically means I only speak when I think its necessary.  Now is one of those moments.”  ( Instagram @gretathunberg Source:  Ted Talks)

January 5, 2019 - Growing Up With Social Media

July 9, 2018 - Rewind – Being Enough


(Image by Maurice Sendak who wrote and illustrated the book, ‘Where the Wild Things Are’.)

The Black Dog Blog (now 12 years on) contains some 500 posts, so thought I’d do some rewinding on particular topics.  Here’s to …. Being enough and the rejection of all things ‘superfied’  …

Army of Ink  – Enough.   If I was Made of Chocolate.  Think You Want.  Wisdoms of Rose – Wish Upon Yourself.   Drawing A Line.  Army of Ink – Blow The Man Down.  With Integrity. Robin Small.  For Rubbish Self Esteem.  Free Yourself/Birdman Movie.  Bob Dylan on Destiny.