Tag Archives: music

“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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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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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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The Bringer of . . .

Yesterday, as every day, I visited my mother in the nursing home. She has recovered from her recent bouts of gastro-intestinal bleeding that had threatened to bring about her earlier-than-otherwise-expected demise. She’s now unhappily living out her final years (maybe?) … Continue reading

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going out!

I don’t often go out to events. However, my work (part of an educational institution) was holding their annual awards & prizes night and a couple of people I work with were scheduled to receive awards for their teaching, although … Continue reading

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