Tag Archives: J.S.Bach


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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nothing lasts

Nothing good lasts forever. The uplifted feelings I had yesterday morning went downhill fast. ABC Classic FM had lousy music scheduled for my run, so I listened to a podcast of Radio National’s Books+ . . . which turned out … Continue reading

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my spirit rejoices

This is a great time of the year is Sydney. The nights are cool, but there’s plenty of warmth in the sun yet. My night-time run to work today was done is ideal weather with the temperature around 15 degrees … Continue reading

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a dampener

I had a good run yesterday, Sunday morning. Before I left home I noted that there were a lot of patches of heavy rain showing on the Weather Bureau’s radar, so I packaged my radio inside a plastic bag and … Continue reading

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this week has started well!

Yesterday I ran 10 km. It felt good. Since the Sydney Marathon in early September I’ve had weeks without running; first due to shin pain, then due to back pain. Here’s the Running Ahead graph of my recent runs: So … Continue reading

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It’s dwarfed by its neighbours now, but I imagine St Stephens (then Presbyterian, now Uniting) Church was dominant in Macquarie Street Sydney when it was first built in 1935. I went there today to celebrate my recent birthday by listening … Continue reading

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At last! Something to celebrate. Today is perhaps one of the half-dozen most important days of the year, as far as I’m concerned – the birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach. I bought this cake this morning and we’ll be honouring … Continue reading

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