A Dreaming App?
I spent quite a bit of time over the Easter holidays being driven around Victoria and staring out at the landscape through the car window.
And I got to thinking -- you know those amazing apps where you can point your phone at the night sky and it tells you what constellations you're looking at? Or that one where you point it at a building and it tells you all about its history?
Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was an app that you could point at a landmark, a mountain or a lake, and it would tell you the Dreaming story that belongs to that place? It wouldn't have to give away anything secret or sacred, just the stories that children are told, just the absolute basics that anyone can know. Wouldn't that add an incredible depth to our appreciation of country? Imagine if all those invisible stories suddenly became visible; if we could all be helped to 'read' the landscape the way the first Australians can.
Just a thought.