Exploring the Heart

Life, Romance and Central Australia in Art and Poetry

by Julie Vincent



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/8/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 160
ISBN : 9781514441336
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 160
ISBN : 9781514441329

About the Book

Exploring the Heart: Life, Romance and Central Australia in Art and Poetry. This book is the fourth in a series on Travel in Art and Poetry. Having explored the depths of emotions in Travels Within, Fabulous Adventures in Europe and America in Travels Without, and the Top End of Australia in More Travels. Exploring the Heart encounters death, spirituality and romance before exploring the centre of Australia.

About the Author

Julie is an artist, poet, singer, song writer, PhD, and given the opportunity, a performer.

She finished her PhD in Social Theory on the ethics of practice in mental health services at The University of Melbourne and travelled the world, creating art and poetry as she went. She came back and travelled across the top end, creating songs, poems and art works en route. She lectured at Newcastle University School of Nursing and volunteered in Orphanages in India and a health project in Uganda and the World Social Forum in Nairobi. In 2008 she was in an accident that nearly killed her and saved her life. She had a spiritual experience and married an Aboriginal man and found herself in Alice Springs Volunteering with Indigenous kids!