High Flight

Originally posted on Beyond the Zone: God and The Spiritual Journey:


High Flight

“Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds – and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of – wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov’ring there
I’ve chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air.
Up, up the long delirious, burning blue,
I’ve topped the windswept heights with easy grace
Where never lark, or even eagle flew -
And, while with silent lifting mind I’ve trod
The high untresspassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand and touched the face of God.”
– Pilot Officer Gillespie Magee
No 412 squadron, RCAF
Killed 11 December 1941

Also from http://raceinthezone.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/high-flight/


Photo (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but…

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A Tale of Two Countries

Originally posted on INSPIRE:


“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people we can encourage, impact, empower, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials.”

Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

Golden Dawn Publishing

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Pictures of False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa: Favourites


Just learning, testing and practising with a picture book.
What’s that about 10000 hours??


Also see videos at http://vimeo.com/92168768 and http://vimeo.com/91982059


Super Moon Sunday

A Super Moon Sunday

from http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=839306486082121&set=gm.829822077050854&type=

Photos (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely do NOT possess)!
web sites: http://www.jetpix.wordpress.com http://www.johnsphotopics.wordpress.com and http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

A Super Moon

A Super moon

Another Moon Shadow

Another moon shadow


The Moon’s a Balloon

the moon's a balloon

Tonights Lunar Landscape

Tonight's lunar landscape

Rainbows: My favourite “pics”

Originally posted on Inspirational videos:

Just learning and practising (10000 hours apparently makes “purrfect”????!!!!)


“Happiness deep down within
Serenity with each sunshine
Success in every facet of your life
Family beside you, friends close and caring
Health inside you
Love that never ends
Special memories of all the yesterdays
A bright today with much to be thankful for
A path that leads to tomorrow
Dreams to come true
Appreciation of the wonderful things in life
A quiet wish, a gentle wish, for peace and happiness.”

– beautiful words from my friend, Helen Hansard, Gisborne, New Zealand, who sadly died last year

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