Solstice

Turning and Returning with the Seasons

‘Daybreak at Woolshed Falls’ © Steve Fendt 2021

This is the season that the Wurundjeri people call Berrentakk Darr-Karr*. It’s the season of the winter solstice and the cold west wind; nature gathers strength in its roots and humans hunker down around the fire, telling tales and making tools.

It’s a time for energetic sports such as marngrook (footy), but not a time for long journeys — unless you’re a…

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Steve Fendt

Steve Fendt

https://stevefendt.substack.com Short stories, serial fiction, memoirs of a possibly quasi-true nature. Aussie tales of banjos, beaches and the bush.