Simple Pleasures

Kelly Burns
3 min readOct 16, 2021

Learning how to be

La Peruse Beach, Sydney Australia. There is seafoam green water surrounding white rocks. It is the edge of the cliff.
La Perouse Beach, Sydney, Australia. Photo by Kelly Burns

I’m still finding my footing here in Australia.

I’ve fallen in love with the Western Corellas. Today I scratched a semi-trained Corella on the head. He seemed to know the word, “Scratch,” and leaned in closer to climb down to my hands from his perch for a relaxing pet on the head.

Kelly Burns

writer and sometimes singer/composer & painter. Italian-American. INFP. I write fiction and nonfiction.