Category Archives: Anger

Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Part Two

Prologue Part One The Day Before: The Bumpy Road to North Sydney Saturday, 29 October 2016. Today I would be travelling to the Rydges North Sydney to check in for the next three nights. I could have gotten there by … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Anger, Fear, Gratitude, Happiness, Hope, Inspiration, Life Challenges, Travel | Leave a comment

2015: A Life Odyssey (Part 4)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 May Monday, 11 May, 2015. My job hunt began… …and included one application that was rejected only two hours after I had submitted it. * Despite that very sudden setback, during the next few … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Anger, Confidence, Fear, Hope, Inspiration, Life Challenges, Life Strategies, Resilience, Something to Think About | Leave a comment

Mid-Life Crisis (Part 2)

Part 1 For the first six months or so, 2012 hadn’t been a bad year. During the last six months, though, things changed. At that time, my five years of therapy with my psychiatrist Dr. Khan came to an end … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Depression, Fear, Life Challenges, My Story, Pain | 2 Comments

Poor Man, Rich Man: Bankruptcy – Year Four

Year One Year Two Year Three Last weekend saw Valentine’s Day, which to me has other significance. Four years ago on 14 February 2011, I was declared voluntarily bankrupt by the Australian Government. So how was my fourth year living … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Hope, Inspiration, Life Challenges, My Story, Something to Think About | Leave a comment

Mid-Life Crisis (Part 1)

In 2006, English travel writer Mike Carter spent six months motorcycling almost 20,000 miles around Europe. His 2008 book Uneasy Rider: Travels Through A Mid-Life Crisis is his amusing and thought-provoking account of that experience. What prompted Carter to undertake … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Fear, Life Challenges, My Story, Pain, Something to Think About | Leave a comment

Black and Blue Walking Man: Beecroft to Rozelle Bay (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 I walked uphill into downtown Drummoyne. Unfortunately, it was a more grim version of Gladesville – which did little for my disappointed mood from the Gladesville Bridge. As well, what felt like a big blister was … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Anger, Fear, Happiness, Hope, Inspiration, Life Challenges, Life Strategies, Pain, Travel | Leave a comment

Black and Blue Walking Man: Beecroft to Rozelle Bay (Part 2)

Part 1 About 10-15 minutes after my last break I approached the Gladesville Bridge, one of Sydney’s major bridges. But as I drew closer, a problem emerged. It seemed that a pedestrian footpath didn’t lead onto the bridge but instead … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Anger, Fear, Life Challenges, Life Strategies, Pain, Resilience, Travel | Leave a comment

Patting a dog

Thursday, 28 November 2013, approaching 11pm. I’d just stepped through the front door to my apartment building when I saw a young woman coming down the stairs from the first floor. I then noticed that she also had a young … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Gratitude, Happiness, Inspiration, Pain, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Before Black and Blue Man: The Six Visits (Part 1)

Early 2006. I was working for another Canberra-based account, and once again travel was required – which at first was exciting. To my mild disappointment, however, it turned out that I would only going down there for one day – … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Anger, Depression, Hope, Life Challenges, My Story, Pain | Leave a comment

Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 6)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Saturday, 14 June 2003: morning It was bright and sunny outside, a good day for a friend’s wedding that afternoon. And I was looking forward to going. I’d just finished … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Anger, Depression, Life Challenges, My Story, Pain | 2 Comments