On a roll within the roles I ‘play’ every day . . .
Found this ‘Draft’ started last September and left incomplete! The title refers to my involvement in 2 local charities: The Cardiac Challenge (I drove the support vehicle for my partner who rode a bicycle from Cairns to Cooktown over 2.5 days); and in November, I performed in the play ‘Calendar Girls’, and was photographed for and helped sell about 1000, 2013 Calendars to raise funds for a local cancer support group and our own community theatre group.
The sunflower is a significant symbol in the play:
John, dying of cancer writes: “I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that more trumpets life than the sunflower. . . Not because it ‘looks like’ the sun. Because it follows the sun. During the course of the day, the head tracks the journey of the sun across the sky. A satellite dish for sunshine.”
The very successful extended season of play performances was a wonderful experience. The company, camaraderie and subsequent connections have enriched my life.
It amounted to about a 3 month break from my TL studies – needed I think for a reinvigoration! Apart from the local TL Network gathering and ‘Year End’ function – to keep the connections firing.
Image: Personal collection.