Category Archives: coffee

good times

What good times I’ve had with daiskmeliadorn during her visit here this summer. We’ve twice enjoyed breakfast of vegan muffins and coffee in Soma; celebrated on Christmas day with a family-minus-one beach-side walk; feasted together in a (delayed) Christmas complete-family lunch; … Continue reading

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surviving

Last Monday I was on a white diet. On Tuesday that continued, and then in the afternoon my diet was restricted to just clear fluids. On Tuesday night I drank, with great distaste and difficulty, a litre of Moviprep, then waited … Continue reading

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Exploration

[cranberry-fig sourdough, made by my daughter, daiskmeliadorn] I ate this delicious bread for breakfast this morning and enjoyed it enormously, savouring every single mouthful. It yielded a whole variety of wonderful textures and delicious flavours while I read my book about a father-son relationship and drank … Continue reading

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adventures

Daiskmeliadorn is heading off to New York today for a three week ‘investigative’ holiday. So yesterday we had the perfect excuse to get together for vegan muffins at Mecca Ultimo. vegan muffins with dasikmeliadorn at Mecca Ultimo As usual for … Continue reading

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Alive – but not a great life

Yes, I survived radical robotic prostatectomy. Life without a cancerous prostate is not great, however. We all know about this issue – the side effects of the surgery (impotence, incontinence) are not good, and lots of men have prostate cancer … Continue reading

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Partnership

I haven’t run much for quite a while. From September 2015 to July 2016 I was constrained by a hamstring tendon over-use injury. And when I tried starting running again I sustained two thoracic vertebral fractures, due to osteoporosis in … Continue reading

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A very good morning

It was a cool early winter morning, just after sunrise, as I walked up King Street, Newtown.   [King Street, Newtown.]   I was meeting daiskmeliadorn for breakfast in here, Handcraft Specialty Coffee. Neither of us had been here before, … Continue reading

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Meeting Rose in Haven, with joy

I met for coffee with Dr Rose Ellis today. We went to Haven. [“Haven. tailoring coffee joyously”] I found this place when I was looking for somewhere to meet Rose – near Central Station, but not too close to Rat … Continue reading

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nooooooo…..

Just as my body is broken, now too my favourite cup is smashed. Thanks to my carelessness.

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last time in Bondi

Yesterday I went back to Bondi Beach. I caught the bus there from the city, to arrive around 07:00. There were lots of construction workers in fluoro hi-vis tops on the bus with me and a few headed down to … Continue reading

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