Change

Jun 28th, 2021 Personal Devepment Leon Davis 1 min read

One of the difficulties in moving out of the familiar is the temptation to close off the full drama of change before its own attractions have a chance to ripen. The sense of being bereft of all that is familiar is the vacuum that threatens to suck up everything in its reach. What is hard to appreciate, when terror shapes a catastrophic gap, is that…

The Triple Challenge

In August 1998 my 10-year-old son and I visited my friend and her family in Invercargill which is situated on the south coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The country around the town (now city) is exquisite and includes the famous beach where the movie, the Fastest Indian, was shot. We drove to Queenstown by the infamous Devils Highway which follows the edge…

Which Doctor

Dec 1st, 2020 love story, native remedies Leon Davis 2 min read

A determined Papuan young woman leaves her struggling village to enter service in Sydney but falls for her employer’s engaged son.  When he becomes seriously ill and her employer touches her inappropriately she decides to leave without telling the son, who in the meantime has dumped his fiancé. Ashamed, the young woman hides from her family in a different town in PNG  and remembers how…