Category Archives: Confidence

Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Part Four

Prologue Part One Part Two Part Three Bridge Five: The Gladesville Bridge I headed north-west through suburban Drummoyne. And as I neared the Gladesville Bridge, I was surprised to find that it was almost noon. Back in 2014, I had … Continue reading

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Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Prologue

Back in 2014, I made my first attempt at the Seven Bridges Walk. As I recounted in my series ‘Seven Bridges to Cross’, it was a very interesting experience – if at times a very grueling one – and despite … Continue reading

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2015: A Life Odyssey (Part 6)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Sunday, 20 September 2015. Once again, I arrived via Greyhound at Canberra’s Jolimont Centre just after noon. It was a nice pleasant day in Civic. Soon I was at the … Continue reading

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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

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Black and Blue Hoarder In Recovery (Part 1)

Wednesday, 1 January 2014. I’d gotten up just before 9:00am, and for the past hour and an half I’d enjoyed some relaxing surfing (online, not on the water). Now it was 10:31am, and I started debating about whether or not … Continue reading

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International Black and Blue Man (Part 2)

Part 1 My flight crossed the Tasman Sea without incident. A few times I did glance out the window two seats away, but all I saw were clouds. Most of the time, I read and dozed off. * Three relaxing … Continue reading

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International Black and Blue Man (Part 1)

For a long time, overseas travel was something I never contemplated. There were three main reasons why. One reason was lack of interest. Visiting other countries did have some appeal, but not that much – and for a long time, … Continue reading

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