April has always been the month when we’re likely to be overseas. Like the time we went to Europe in 2010 to launch my very first published book, To Die a Dry Death.
I’ve had a mobile phone (cell phone if you’re American) for years. And years. I had my first one before 1990, back in the analogue days when a phone was a phone was a phone. I seem to remember regularly … Continued
It’s a week after Easter and we’re all still dutifully wearing our plague masks to the shops. I bet I’m not the only one who thinks it’s over-the-top ridiculous. I’m not sure what triggers the announcement that ‘the pandemic is … Continued
The first Sunday after the first full moon after the equinox is approaching. Christians call it Easter, probably the most religiously important celebration of their calendar. Parents of school-age kids call it the start of the two-week first term holidays. … Continued
The most exciting thing that happened this week was rain! In parts of Queensland and New South Wales the rain was relentless, with widespread flooding around Brisbane and the Gold Coast as well as the Sydney area. It rained in … Continued
I had an MRI the other day. It was ordered as the final check to make sure my medical episode several weeks ago, where I suffered temporary blindness in my right eye, was not the result of a stroke. I … Continued
I was going to make this a politics-free post but I’ve found myself stewing about this all week so I’ve gotta say my piece. If you’d rather not, feel free to skip down to the pretty pictures after End of … Continued
It should have been just another day in paradise. Breakfast had been consumed, internet had been perused. We headed off for the excitement of the day – a trip to the supermarket. We were halfway there when something happened to … Continued