Monthly Archives: February 2011

Last lap for the folks and Kia Kaha ChCh

I didn’t quite believe it could happen, but Mum and Dad are HERE!!! Met them at Melbourne airport last night, a bit late, and a bit tired, but in good spirits. They are off to Terry’s and we will see … Continue reading

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Big things

I can hardly believe I will see Mum and Dad tonight, IN AUSTRALIA. Hope they are OK after their long flight…fingers crossed!!! We are on our way to Melbourne to meet them at the airport there. Completely off topic, I … Continue reading

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Jesse’s Canoe

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Don’t you wish you could sleep this soundly?

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The otherworld

An odd weekend…Gill and Cormac were away in Launceston while I occupied the foggy limbo that is night shifts. Always feels a little strange to be on nights – it feels like one exists somehow outside of humanity gazing back … Continue reading

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Coffee snob? You bet I am!

Today’s “Australian” had an article reflecting precisely my experience on last spending time in the cafes of Ireland and the UK. I attach it here for your perusal, with the key paragraph highlighted. In the last couple of months, I … Continue reading

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Little Naturalist

“I want to pet him?!” pleaded Cormac – then, despite our advice to approach quietly so as not to scare the wombat and her joey away, he just walked straight up to them and hugged them! This image was taken … Continue reading

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