Category Archives: music

back on my feet again

It’s 04:30 and I’ve just run along The Goods Line to complete my 10.5 km journey and arrive at work 62 minutes after I left home. I’ve done that trip, at a pace of just under 6 mins / km, four … Continue reading

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“Now you have”

It’s 03:30 and I’m walking down the Pacific Highway at North Sydney, on my way to work. It’s a 6 lane road with a small dividing median strip in the middle and I’m walking on the side with the traffic … Continue reading

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Christ Church St Laurence has been connected with my family for a long time. It was reported that my eccentric great Aunt Bee regularly slept on the church grounds, with the apparent blessing of the rector. My daughter, daiskmeliadorn, attends … Continue reading

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written off

When my mother realised her reaction times and physical abilities had significantly declined, she handed in her driver’s licence and bequeathed her car to me. For a number of years we used the car to drive my mother to medical … Continue reading

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starting the day

This morning my alarm woke me at 02:40, about 20 minutes earlier than usual. I wanted to allow a little extra time for my run to work because I knew it would be raining and I thought I might want … Continue reading

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Going back in time

Last Saturday my partner and I left Sydney and drove about 200 km west to the Blue Mountains to one of Australia’s best known limestone caves, Jenolan Caves. The Jenolan Caves is one of my favourite places in the world … Continue reading

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more musicians

I’ve walked and run down this street a lot, usually very early in the morning, but I wouldn’t normally go into a place such as this. [Venue 505] There’s a lot of reasons for that, not the least of which … Continue reading

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