Kim Carey has a long-standing interest in spirituality. She was raised a Catholic, then as a teenager immersed herself in Existential literature. In the mid 1970’s she became interested in Yoga and Eastern Religions and in the late 1980’s was introduced to Tibetan Buddhism.
After completing high school Kim commenced a Communications Degree to study journalism and deferred her studies after completing the first year in order to travel and work. She later resumed her studies and taught English and History to high school students for two years.
Kim spent one year of her life meditating on the 13 Original Clan Mothers and the teachings of Jamie Sams and has a long- standing interest in shamanism, mythology and psychology. She has been greatly influenced by the work of Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ken Carey, Sogyal Rinpoche and Steven Levine.
Kim is a writer, photographer and poet. She has travelled the world extensively, including touring solo as a young woman in Europe and the Middle East and later flying for many years as an international flight attendant, which allowed her the privilege to connect with the spirit, culture, people and the natural surrounds in countries all over the world. Kim is a healer. For eleven years she studied and practiced Somatic Psychotherapy and is constantly inspired by the works of David Boadella and Gerda Boyesen.
Kim has a strong connection with nature which includes a daily ritual of long walks and being in the sea.The ocean is her instinctual home. Kim’s deep connection with the earth, her spiritual practice and extensive travels around the word inspire all of her writing and her life.
Kim has completed the screenplay for Desert Secrets and is pursuing having this film produced.She is completing the sequel to Desert Secrets and completing her second book of poetry.
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by Kim Carey
In this her second anthology Kim Carey weaves her experiences and travels into surreal pivots of life’s mystery, heartache and magic. Envoy springs from a vast palette of life; from surfing to the war in Sarejevo; nuclear disasters to Sufi masters, ancient mythology and modern love and reflects the tenderness, humour and pathos of Kim’s journey and our shared humanity.
by Kim Carey
Glamour, fashion, and success are traded for the secrets of the desert when leading photographer, Jo Potter, agrees to photograph a cache of inexplicably encrypted stones in the remote Mooyung cave.
Desert Secrets is a journey of love and loss set against the broad canvas of the Australian outback and Peru. It is a story of the passion that flows when we follow our heart's true desire.
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