Category Archives: music

mothering

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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musicians

After I’ve been at work for about an hour I always go for a relaxed half-hour stroll around Rat City before I have my breakfast coffee. Today I decided to go & check out the location (Venue 505) where a … Continue reading

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alone in the city

[my current reading: Munich Airport by Greg Baxter] The book I am reading (Munich Airport by Greg Baxter) has a situation with some uncanny similarities to my life. It’s about a middle aged man whose sister has just died. He … Continue reading

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