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June - In Memoriam



June Burdon, the artist responsible for all of our wonderful cards, passed away in December 2003 after a long struggle with Motor Neurone Disease. An indomitable spirit she is fondly remembered by all who knew her.

Her cards are still available and you can help us spread the word and e-mail a friend now. If you've visited our site, why not leave a message in our Guestbook - we'd love to hear from you!



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Our CardsAustralian Wildflower CardsMixed Flower CardsGarden Flower CardsRed Flowering GumTasmanian Blue GumAnemoneRed GeraniumsStrelitziaFloral EmblemsLisianthusChristmas Bells



Our flower cards are blank inside and therefore suitable for all occasions such as Birthdays, Get Well, Mother's Day, Thank You and even Christmas. In packs they are ideal as gifts, and make an excellent Australian present for your hosts when travelling.

They are printed on premium paper by an Australian company, and are a standard greeting card size of 17.5 cm by 11.5 cm that is 'post-office preferred'. All the images are copyright and digitally watermarked. For a record of all our designs, print our Contact Sheet.



How do I Order?



The easiest way is to view our cards now and place an online order using the PayPal payment gateway. Using this facility we are approved to accept any of the following credit cards and you will be charged in US$. Check today's exchange rates here.



Approved Credit Cards



Alternatively you can print a Manual Order Form and then e-mail, mail, fax or phone your order through.



A Dream! - June Enters the Wynne Prize 2001



The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes are awarded by the Art Gallery of New South Wales to Australian painters. A long held dream, June submitted two multimedia paintings for the 2001 show. They depict the unique Bungle Bungles of the far north of Western Australia



Bungle Bungles



and the Kakadu Escarpment in the World Heritage Area of the Northern Territory.



Kakadu Escarpment



‘A Quality Life’ - Haikus



In her last year, June worked intensely on her memoirs ‘A Quality Life’, an interesting reflection on her life and times, and her final great challenge of living with Motor Neurone Disease. Forced to compose much prose in her head before transcription by family or friends, she put together a small collection of haikus - some of which are reproduced here.

Her book has been distributed to family and friends, and can be bought online as an ebook or printed book. All proceeds go to MND NSW.



    trickling stream gurgles
    brings music to dreams by night
    dreams of days long past

    little cumquat balls
    small orange suns midst green
    light up dull winter days

    sunlight filters through
    trees form patterns and free


    still fern fronds stirred by
    gentle breeze, welcome the day
    wave me good morning

    noisy birds signal
    gathering storm clouds burst forth
    quench the thirsty earth

    dry creek comes to life
    sudden rain rushing water
    is joy to my ears




Our Favourite Links



Australian Geographic - Australia's premier geographic magazine, styled after The National Geographic.

40 Degrees South - Tasmania, the beautiful island state of Australia, was the Burdon's home for many years. This is the cultural magazine of the state.

Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW - To provide and promote the best possible support for people living with motor neurone disease, their families and carers, to advance research, and to raise awareness

Steve Parish Online - A well known photographer, Steve Parish has compiled a series of photographic journals on Australia.

U3A Sydney - The University of the 3rd Age provides interesting and educational activities for older citizens throughout the world.



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