David Walsh is a pen collector, surgeon and would be artist

These are his ideas, thoughts and images

  • The imperfect can become more beautiful

    September 11, 2019 by

    “Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with golden lacquer. It teaches us to embrace damage and flaws.” — ManGill. For most of my adult life I have helped repair the sick. Many had their lives suddenly shattered and altered forever. It was a job at which I was quite good. Recently, the… Read more

  • Walking the Silver Sands

    July 3, 2022 by

    “Some see more in a walk on the beach than others see in a trip around the world…” I don’t really have to sell the merits of a beach walk. The backdrops, the rhythm of the surf, the sea breezes, the sunsets. Summer and winter are different. Both can be harsh, but both can be… Read more

  • How we became the City of Churches

    June 29, 2022 by

    “The secret to getting ahead is getting started…” Mark Twain The European colony in South Australia was 60 years old. On 29th December 1895, it was decided to hold a Commemoration Day. Australian settlement is complex and problematic, but this is just the story of what happened on that day. At Glenelg Beach all the… Read more

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