Cloudcatcher Ginko #40

Ginko 40 inaugural members
Back: Nathalie Buckland, Helen Davison, Sharon Dean. Front: Max Ryan,Quendryth Young. Photographed by Jacqui Murray, 4 February 2016 .Cloudcatchers attending Ginko #40, who were present at the inaugural ginko in 2005


Ginko #40

Torakina Park, Brunswick Heads NSW
Thursday 4 February 2016

The tenth anniversary of the inaugural meeting of the Cloudcatcher haiku group was celebrated at the very same picnic table where the original gathering took place on 5 December 2005. Torakina Park, in Brunswick Heads, where the Brunswick River meets the sea, has been a favourite site for ginko, and this was the fourteenth assemblage there by the group. Janice Bostok, known as the haiku pioneer of Australia, was with us at that first meeting (as she was also at a number of subsequent ginko), inspiring participants with her astute comments and some impromptu haiku of her own.

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