Category: Everyday Dream

Kerry’s Portrait

I have been commissioned to paint Kerry’s portrait (bus driver colleague, who is dying of cancer) for the Archibald Prize. I plan to paint her in her hospital bed, ravaged by cancer, plus an image of her standing beside the bed in her bus driver’s uniform and another image of…

Flying on Titan

Mrs Bracey and I are two astronauts, who have just landed on Saturn’s moon, Titan. We have these make shift wings that are attached to our body and by flapping our arms we can fly. We fly, soar and explore Titan. Image courtesy of NASA JPL

Lost

I am driving a bus. I only have one passenger, Mrs Bracey. She tells me where she wants to go and I tell her that I do not know this run and I am not sure where to go. She bursts into tears. I tell her that it will be…

The Dive

I am by a pool and about to dive in. I feel unprepared for the dive, I haven’t fully aligned myself and dive in. The effect is clumsy, floppy and I end up by the wall. I decide to try again, this time lining myself up properly and execute a…

The Astronomer

I arrive at the Brookvale Bus Depot for work but I am not a bus driver. I am an astromoner and my job is to solve the mysteries of the universe. I am walking through the bus depot and I have various interactions with different people there but I cannot…

Flying

Penny and I are in Duffy St Ainslie and we are watching people driving along the street in all manner of bicycles, tricycles, skateboards etc. Someone rides past us on a bicycle and we follow him on foot to his house, further down the street. We enter the garage, at…

Chickens

The setting is modern suburbia. I am sitting on my steep concrete driveway at my house. It is a beautiful sunny day. My dog Jedda is with me. Two chickens turn up, one black, one brown, pecking and scratching in the grass beside the driveway. I have no idea where…