Layers of Values, Afloat on the Darling

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in News, One River Bourke | No Comments
Layers of Values, Afloat on the Darling

[One River Reference Group member, Cameron Muir, writes about Andrew Hull’s One River project Remembering the River, delivered on 6 July 2013 in Bourke]. It’s late afternoon and Andrew Hull is punting lanterns down the Darling River in a dinged-up ex-military boat. This will be his last rehearsal before tomorrow’s performance of ‘Remembering the River’. […]

Caiwarro

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in One River Bourke | No Comments

  Caiwarro Coffee coloured water by a school of Coolabahs That silhouette the moonlight and picture frame the stars As the pink of dawn starts gamely like a feeble legged foal It’s daybreak on the Paroo by the big Caiwarro hole [spacer size=”20″] There are memories of campfires scattered all along the plains And serpent-tracks […]

Where The Waters Used to Run

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in One River Bourke | No Comments
Where The Waters Used to Run

 Where the Waters Used to Run There’s a riverbed of sand With wind-blown rippled waves And it cuts across the land Like a Western Stream behaves As it snakes out to a lake Lying bare beneath the sun And the dusty shellfish bake Where the waters used to run There’s a lake beside the road […]

AT KINGS BILLABONG …

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 in My River Today | One Comment
AT KINGS BILLABONG …

The following four images were taken of the Murray River and Kings Billabong (near Mildura). They form a Quadptych – four photos telling a time-line story. The photos represent a day in the life of Kings Billabong and the Murray River and the poetry tells the generational story of a father and son’s adventures at […]